In 2015, CASA of Franklin County served 831 abused and neglected children, but this was only 30% of the children in the Franklin County Juvenile Court System.
In Ohio, a child is abused or neglected every 17 minutes.
A child is likely to move three or more times during the average 21 months they spend in foster care.
Only 54% of youth in foster care earn a high school diploma and only 2% earn a bachelor’s degree or higher.
In 2016, CASA of Franklin County is on track to serve over 800 children who have been severely abused and neglected.
CASA in The Columbus Dispatch!
Click below to read “The Good Life” article published on September 20, 2016.
A great interview with one of CASA’s GALs!
CLICK HERE for the full article!
16th Annual Speak Up For Children Breakfast
It was a BIG success!
Thank you to our sponsors and attendees for your support of our event!
CLICK HERE for more event photos.
Watch the breakfast video starring CASA’s very own GALs below!
We have graduates!
CASA hosted its third swearing-in ceremony on November 29, 2016. What a great group of new advocates!
We need YOU!!
Join us for one of our upcoming training classes to become a volunteer Guardian ad Litem.
Arty Party Columbus… A new fundraiser for CASA of Franklin County
An art show and auction where kids create art to benefit abused and neglected kids!
CASA will be hosting their inaugural Arty Party Columbus event in 2017. This event is a juried art show which will feature around 100 pieces of art from local children grades pre-school to college. All pieces will be judged and then auctioned off during the main event on May 5, 2017. The winners in each category will also receive prizes along with certificates of recognition. Click here for more Arty Party resources!