Welcome to the Shelby County CASA/GAL Program.
VISION: Voice for Children
MISSION: Serving Shelby County Children by providing hope, advocacy, and a voice.
Advocacy…respectfully providing good advice and counsel
Compassion…to understand and share the needs of those we serve
Dedication…committed to the task at hand
Hope…an expectation of good things to come
Quality…Intentional excellence in all we do
The program is composed of four staff members and roughly 30 volunteers that are representing the children’s best interest and are the “eyes and ears” of juvenile court.
Feel free to contact us if you have questions about our program and/or if you are interested in volunteering. (937)-498-7447 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to get involved as a Volunteer
There are a few general requirements to become a CASA/GAL volunteer:
- You must be 21 years of age
- You must have a high school diploma or GED
- You must undergo a criminal background check
- You must complete 30 hours of pre-service training, which is provided locally by the program.
Chad Gessler, Chairman
Paula Zimmerman, Vice-Chairman
Kent Craver | Eric Ditmer | Eileen Hix | Linda Meininger | Scott Roomes | Diann Rodrigues | Leah Shreves
Bridget Davis, MSW, LSW– Director
Oshae Peart, Licensed School Counselor– Volunteer Coordinator
Terra Richardson- Volunteer Coordinator
Treva Hicks– Administrative Assistant
Shelby County Drug Task Force
Shelby County CASA is apart the Shelby County Drug Task Force, for more information visit: drugfreeshelbycounty.org