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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

CASA 101 Training

Have you ever wanted to make a difference in a child’s life? Well, here is your chance!!
CASA of the Southern Tier, Inc. is offering the CASA 101 Advocate training.
CASA Advocate volunteers are trained members of the community who advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in Family Court. The CASA volunteer follows a child’s case as it moves through Family Court. The CASA volunteer research the case, learning everything they can about the child’s special situation. The CASA volunteer then makes recommendations to the judge on what’s best for the child’s future. CASA volunteers are dedicated to ensuring children find a safe, permanent and nurturing home as quickly as possible.


Day and time: Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00AM to 3:00PM

Dates: February 24th, 27th, March 3rd, 6th, 10th and 13
Refreshments provided.

Location: Corning Library, 1st and 2nd Floor Meeting Rooms -signs for room
300 Civic Center Plaza Corning, NY

Application, interview and background checks required. Independent Study also available.

If you want to help children but do not have the time to commit to becoming an Advocate, consider becoming a Board member.
If you are interested in becoming a CASA Advocate or CASA Board membr, please call the office at (607) 936-CASA (2272) or toll free at 1-888-936-CASA for more information and/ or to reserve your seat. Thank you for your support to abused and neglected children in our community.

Amy Miller-Plumley
CASA of the Southern Tier, Inc.
PO Box 778
Corning, NY 14830
phone: 607-936-CASA (2272) or 1-888-936-CASA
Fax: 607-936-3876

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