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August 11th, 2014 Wachusett Country Club, West Boylston, MA

  

 

 Give a Child a Voice, a Home, a Hope, a Future.


On an average day in Worcester County, MA, 1,400 abused, neglected or exploited children live in foster care because they cannot live safely at home. Over 675 children arrive for help into our juvenile court system each year. Most of these children are younger than age 11, and all are hurt, frightened, and confused victims.

 

Many of these cases read as if they were written for a made up horror script, events so horrifying that no one should ever have to witness in their life. A father murdering a mother in a blood curdling rage, while the mother begs for her daughter to help. A mom losing 10 children to the state because of homelessness and a penchant of hooking up with Level 3 sex offenders.  A case of sibling incest where mom and dad just stood by and kept silent. Teenage boys so neglected by their drug addicted parents that they are illiterate and in long term faculties.  All are sickening cases in our own backyard of Worcester, Fitchburg, Leominster, Milford and Gardner. These are the type of cases CASA accepts, hoping to change and improve the lives of these children.



Worcester County ’s children desperately need powerful voices to speak up for their best interests in court.


Who we are- Court Appointed Special Advocates/Guardian Ad Litem (CASA/GALs) of Worcester county is a non-for-profit organization committed to speaking for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the Worcester County Courts. Founded in 1981, the CASA Project’s Court advocacy program recruits, trains and supervises volunteer (CASA/GALs) who are appointed by a judge to serve one child or sibling group at a time. All of the children are victims, and need a voice to ensure they grow up in a safe and permanent home.

 

In 2013 we served 600 children, with 200 active volunteers. We desperately need your help to reach our goal of serving every child in Worcester County involved in a Care & Protection petition by the year 2020. EVERY SINGLE DONATION COUNTS and helps us to make a very real difference in a child’s life. 


Please help care for our Worcester County children for whom for whom few things in life have gone right.
Volunteer your time and Donate your resources.You will give a child a voice, a home, a hope, a future.

Learn more on this website and please join us.


The CASA Project gratefully acknowledges support by The United Way and our
Corporate and Foundation Supporters as well as hundreds of generous individuals. Thank You ! 

 


 

 

 
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