Hudson County Casa Need Volunteers to Advocate for the Best Interests of Abused and Neglected Children

Are you interested in helping children in the foster care system?  If so, Hudson County CASA is currently recruiting volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children.  CASA works through trained community volunteers to insure that needed services and assistance are made available to children while helping to move them toward safe and permanent homes.                                                                                                                  

CASA (court appointed special advocate) and its volunteers speak for children in court, serve as fact finders for the judges and safeguard the interests of the children while they are in the foster care system.

 Information sessions regarding the program and the role of its volunteers will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 from 6:00-7:00pm in Room # 901 of the Hudson County Administration Building at 595 Newark Avenue, Jersey City. 

 Hudson County has over 750 children in foster care; most have been removed from their homes for abuse or neglect.  For further information, please call (201) 795-9855, e-mail mveenhof@hudsoncountycasa.org or visit our website at  www.hudsoncountycasa.org.

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