Wednesday, November 10, 2010


Don't forget to buy your BUTT, HAM, and or TURKEY before they're ordered next week. They will be delivered the day before Thanks Giving Break - November 23rd. Please contact Elaine Grice for Details at 229-686-6576 This partnership with Rotary will help support CASA of the Alapaha Judicial Circuit.

Monday, October 11, 2010

CASA of the Alapaha Judicial Circuit receives support from District Attorney's Office.

CASA of the Alapaha Judicial Circuit received over $8,000 from District Attorney's Office. Cathy Helms right(District Attorney) and Sarah Surratt middle (Victims Assistance Coordinator) presented a check to Elaine Grice left (CASA Director) on Thursday, October 8, 2010. Funds were part of the 5% allocation from collected fines and fees in Atkinson, Berrien, Clinch, Cook, and Lanier. This support will be used recruit and train volunteers for the over 60 children in need of a CASA in our judicial circuit.

Monday, October 4, 2010

CASA Receives Expansion Funding

The Promoting Safe and Stable Families grant under DHS has provided funds for expansion of CASA of the Alapaha Judicial Circuit that serves Atkinson, Berrien, Clinch, Cook, and Lanier counties. These funds will be used to advocate for our abused and neglected children in fostercare. To put this in perspective, 4 out of the five counties in the Alapaha Judicial Circuit are in the top 16 counties for child abuse and neglect in the state.

CPPC 2009 Report
Lanier #1 2009
Berrien #9 2009

For more information on how you can advocate for our most precious asset, please contact Elaine Grice @ 229-686-6576.

Thursday, September 30, 2010


CASA of the Alapaha Judicial Circuit is asking that the community join in our fundraiser to support the children of our communities. The Mission of CASA of the Alapaha Judicial Circuit is to provide screened, trained, and supervised community volunteers to work with our children in foster care. CASA volunteers are appointed by Juvenile Court Judge Clay Tomlinson to advocate for the best interest of over 60 abused and neglected children in our service area.

Tickets are currently being sold for $5.00 each to raffle off a hand crafted playhouse (6ft x 8ft) on December 2, 2010. The raffle is being held in order to raise awareness for the CourtAppointed Special Advocate program as well as funds to support the many children in our area.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Waiting for Superman

This is a must see for educators. It will be featured in Oprah today!

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

General Collaborative Meeting

Greetings All,

Please plan on attending our General Collaborative meeting being held at the Perry Memorial Library on Thursday, September 16th @ 12pm. This meeting is held each quarter with several of other agencies from the area. It's a good time to network and develop support for our initiatives.

See you there!

Friday, September 10, 2010