MAY IS SUPERVISED VISITATION AWARENESS MONTH

The Wellstar Family Visitation Center, a program of The Children’s Haven, is a member of the Supervised Visitation Network (SVN), an organization consisting of over 800 visitation providers worldwide dedicated to providing safe parental access for families. The Wellstar Family Visitation Center earned national recognition as the 2020 Hedi Levenback Outstanding Visitation Provider of the…

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GA CASA Day At The Capitol

CASA Advocacy Director Julie Carter and Executive Director Marcie Smith attended the annual “CASA Day at the Capitol” event in Atlanta on February 15, 2024. The day included meeting with local and state legislators ask for continued support of CASA and child welfare issues. CASA Day at the Capitol, an annual event hosted by Georgia…

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Building A Hopeful Future, Together

April is National Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month, a time when Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) America, Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) Georgia and Prevent Child Abuse (PCA) Cherokee connect with families, communities, prevention advocates, and supporters to focus on the creation of an ecosystem of primary prevention in our community and emphasize the importance of building…

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The Children’s Haven 2023 Impact Report

We are excited to share our newly released 2023 Impact Report. The support that we receive from our community supporters, donors and all of our partners truly makes a difference. Thank you for joining us on our mission to promote the health and happiness of children impacted by abuse and neglect. Access the 2023 Impact…

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The Children’s Haven received consistent grant funding throughout 2023 from the generous support of the Cobb EMC Community Foundation.

CANTON, Ga. – The Children’s Haven received consistent grant funding throughout 2023 from the generous support of the Cobb EMC Community Foundation. “We are so grateful for the generous support from the Cobb EMC Foundation again this year. These grant funds have truly allowed us to serve more children in 2023. We have been able…

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We’re Hiring: Advocacy Coordinator

Supervise, coach, and empower Volunteer Advocates who navigate the Juvenile Court system, speaking for the best interest of children involved with dependency court proceedings. Utilize local, state, and National CASA Standards, policies, and resources to guide the collaborative advocacy efforts of Volunteer Advocates within the guidelines of best practices. Equip Volunteer Advocates with accurate and…

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Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cherokee County Celebrates 30 Years of Child Advocacy

This year marks 30 years of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), a program of The Children’s Haven, serving children experiencing foster care in Cherokee County. CASA volunteers provide child advocacy and are the voice for children, advocating for their best interests. To celebrate and commemorate this special milestone, a luncheon was held to honor CASA…

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sCAREcrows for Kids – October 1st – 31st

Design a scarecrow for display at The Mill on Etowah for the month of October. Get great exposure for your business and support kids in foster care in Cherokee County! Design a kid-friendly scarecrow for display in October along The Mill on Etowah to raise money for The Children’s Haven. You’ll gain high visibility for…

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2023 National CASA Conference in St. Louis—Our Team’s Takeaways

Thanks to some designated funding from one of grantors and partners, our Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) team was able to attend the National CASA Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. We learned so much from the sessions and the incredible, top-notch presenters. We also enjoyed connecting with and learning from CASA programs from all over…

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