About Us

Learn about our organization and we work to impact the lives of children.


The mission of The Children’s Haven is to promote the health and happiness of children impacted by abuse. We are committed to building successful children through programs that increase their safety and improve their educational, social and emotional functioning.


We envision a community where every child impacted by abuse has the opportunities and supports they need to fully realize their potential, pursue their dreams and become productive members of our community.


We believe that every child should have the opportunity to thrive in a safe and permanent family. Our Challenge: Our challenge is to find the volunteers, resources, commitment & passion that will get us there.

The People Making The Difference

Board of Directors

Lewis Cline

cline lewis

Senior Vice President

Rob Logan

Vice Chair
rob logan

City Manager
City of Holly Springs

Buster Cushing


Chief of Police,

Cherokee County S.D.

Gary Sullenger

gary sullenger

University Administrator,



Steve Page



Pronto Trak

Janet Read

janet read

Community Outreach Specialist, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Kelly Nagel

kelly nagel

Business Development Officer, Credit Union of Georgia

Melissa Whatley


Coordinator Human Resource Services, Board of Education

Mandi Ballinger


United States

House of Representatives

Michael Searcy


VP of Sales, WLJA/ Enjoy!

Cherokee Magazine

Karen Matthews

karen matthews

Director Vocation and Career Services, Reinhardt University

Andrew Smith

andy smith

Attorney at Law,

Flint, Connolly, & Walker

ExOfficio Board Members

John Cline

john cline

Probate Court, Judge Cherokee County

Brooke Ford

brooke ford

Director, Department of Family and Children Services

Deidre Hollands

deidre hollands

Program Operations Director, Georgia CASA


Marcie Smith

Executive Director

Daphne Mullen

Office Manager

Michelle Meek

Advocacy Director- CASA Cherokee

Julie Carter

Advocacy Coordinator- CASA Cherokee

Christina Fisher

Visitation Coordinator- WellStar Family Visitation Center

Mandy Bouldin

Advocacy Coordinator- CASA Cherokee

Kathy Crites

Family Support Specialist- WellStar Family Visitation Center

Christine Clark

Advocacy Coordinator- CASA Cherokee

Trisha Stiles

Family Support Specialist- WellStar Family Visitation Center