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Cheyenne County CASA prepares volunteers to be child advocates

 

Volunteers with Cheyenne County CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, have been serving as advocates for children in the area since 2010.

CASA is comprised of volunteers who train to be advocates for children in court cases. According to CASA Executive Director Rose Bowcut, the children are already in foster homes once a CASA volunteer is appointed.

Once a situation is deemed unfit for a child, an officer removes the child from his or her home and the Department of Health and Human Services steps in to place the child in foster care. If a foster home cannot be found, the child is pla...



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