Cass County CASA - Court Appointed Special AdvocatesCASA gives kids a voice!


New Cass CASA Volunteers Sworn In

Our newest volunteers are Heidi Walz and Colin Berger. They were sworn in by Judge Lawrence Gendler in March 2020. We appreciate their willingness to serve!

Our next training class will begin in May. (See Upcoming Events)

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CASA Celebrates Adoption After Nearly 3 Years of Advocacy for Child

Recently we celebrated with the McSwane family. Their newest family member has been a part of our CASA program since her case first came in on July 21, 2017 when she was just 17 days old. Elizabeth McSwane was officially adopted in the Cass County courtroom on March 18, 2020 as her 5 older brothers watched. Learn More

Cass County Court Appointed Special Advocate

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) provides "best interest" advocacy to children for ages of birth to 19, who have been removed from their homes for abuse or neglect. CASA volunteers are citizens appointed by our judge, who are committed to ensuring that every child has the right to a safe and permanent home, to oversee abuse and neglect cases involving children in Cass County.

More Volunteers Are Needed! A New Training Class Begins in October

To Learn More, please call (402) 296-9521 or Contact Us.

The Mission of Cass County CASA Program

To provide court appointed volunteer advocacy to abused and neglected children in order to provide a safe, permanent and nurturing home for every child it serves. The goal of the program is to represent the best interests of all abused, abandoned, and neglected children as appointed in conjunction with the court system in Cass County.

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Great Way to Spend Covid-19 Home Time

We plan to start new training classes in May 2020. We are hope to start training volunteers remotely. Make the most of this time at home and start learning about CASA! Please call (402) 296-9521 to learn more.

Children Need Our Help

All across Nebraska, judges consider the futures of children who have been abused and neglected by their parents and guardians. CASA volunteers provide critical information in these cases.

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CASA in Cass County

Cass County CASA is a 501(c)3 organization funded primarily through public and private donations.

Since 2007, our trained volunteers have advocated for abused and neglected children in Cass County.

  • In 2019, 19 CASA volunteers advocated for 64 children.
  • In 2018, 21 CASA volunteers advocated for 48 children.
  • In 2017, 22 CASA volunteers advocated for 48 children.
  • In 2016, 16 CASA volunteers advocated for 41 children.
  • In 2015, 16 CASA volunteers advocated for 36 children.
  • In 2014, 15 CASA volunteers advocated for 32 children.
  • In 2013, 11 CASA volunteers advocated for 22 children.

Please volunteer or help fund our important work.


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