AVON, Colorado -Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Continental Divide-is a nonprofit organization that recruits and trains volunteers who are appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children. In 2010, there were 72,818 reports of child abuse and neglect in Colorado.
Eagle County is in need for volunteers to make positive difference in these children's lives. Court Appointed Special Advocates is holding an informational meeting on April 18 from 6-7 p.m. at the Avon Library. Learn about CASA and how to become a child advocate for abused and neglected children in your community.-
The mission of the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association, together with its state and local members, is to support and promote court-appointed volunteer advocacy so that every abused or neglected child can be safe, establish permanence and have the opportunity to thrive.
CASA of the Continental Divide serves Summit, Lake, Eagle and Clear Creek counties.-