CASA of Westmoreland, Inc.

CASA of Westmoreland, Inc.


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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceA volunteer-based non-profit organization providing a voice in the courts on behalf of abused and neglected children in Westmoreland County. CASA assists the courts to ensure the child's placement in a safe, permanent, and nurturing home.
LocationWestmoreland
Geographical AreaWestmoreland
Intake ProcedureCASA is appointed to a child's case by a judge or hearing master in Family Court. Individuals seeking an advocate for a child can ask the child's caseworker through the Westmoreland County Children's Bureau or the child's attorney to complete a referral form.
Intake RequirementsA referral form needs to be completed by the child's caseworker through the Westmoreland County Children's Bureau or the child's attorney. Once that referral form is completed, CASA of Westmoreland, Inc. will provide that information to the Judge, who will make a determination to appoint CASA to the child's case.
Additional RequirementsVolunteers must be at least 21 years of age and complete clearances and training prior to taking on a case.
Documents RequiredCommunity members interested in being a CASA volunteer must complete an application, clearances and an interview before starting the CASA training.
Helpful TipsCASA is available to any child who is involved in the Child Welfare system and Family Dependency Court in Westmoreland County due to abuse and neglect.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSome volunteers have second language skills
EligibilityChildren of any age who are engaged in the family court system due to an abuse or neglect situation. For these children, the Westmoreland County Children's Bureau or Juvenile Probation are involved in the case.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Fee AmountsNone
Insurance AcceptedNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Weekdays 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Mandy Zalich
Contact's Position Executive Director
Contact's Phone 724-850-6874
Contact's Email casazali@co.westmoreland.pa.us
Physical Site Address 1 2 North Main Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Greensburg, PA 15601
Mailing Address 1 2 North Main Street
Mailing City, State, Zip Greensburg, PA 15601
Main Phone 724-850-6874
Fax 724-850-6875
Service Location Email casawc@co.westmoreland.pa.us
Web Address http://www.westmorelandcasa.org/
 
Additional Information
Twitter Address@CASAofWC
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)
Affiliated Program: CASA of Westmoreland, Inc.
This Service: CASA of Westmoreland, Inc.
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Guardians ad Litem Volunteer Opportunities (PX-1850.2500)