Diligent Search Reference Guide
This guide will help you track your search for family, relatives, fictive kin, and significant others. Download the How to Conduct a Diligent Search Reference Guide
Foster Care Support
The Foster Care Support Foundation, Inc., has free clothes, toys, and infant equipment for Georgia’s basic-care foster children. Each child receives 6 outfits, underwear, socks, shoes, coat or bathing suit, toys, books, and misc items. Infants may receive, on loan, a crib, car seat, high chair, stroller. All items are free, based on availability, and nothing is sold. FCSF is a non-profit 501C3 tax-exempt organization run mostly by volunteers. Download a pdf “All Kids Count” for information on eligibility and directions.
Fulton County CASA is an affiliate member of Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. (Georgia CASA), a nonprofit organization which establishes and supports affiliate programs across the state. Georgia CASA is committed to maintaining a network of well-administered, affiliate programs that operate independently with mutual accountability, resulting in the highest level of advocacy for all of Georgia’s deprived children.
Georgia CASA holds an annual conference with workshops on such topics as Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment, Employment Law/HR, and Making a Best Interest Recommendation. 2015 was a milestone year for Georgia CASA, which is celebrating 25 years of CASA advocacy.
The Georgia CASA Conference 2017 TBA. Visit the conference page on the Georgia CASA website to learn more..
The mission of the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) 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. National CASA is a network of 946 programs that are recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom and other settings.
National CASA holds an annual conference with workshops, networking, and exhibits. The 2017 conference will be in Seattle Washington. Visit the National CASA website for information on the conference, as well as information in general for volunteers.