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Weld County child advocacy group nationally certified

Staff reports

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Weld County, run by A Kid's Place Child Advocacy Center, was awarded certification by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association. The certification, given every four years, means CASA of Weld County is in compliance with National CASA's high standards for quality child advocacy.

"CASA of Weld County has demonstrated to us a strong capacity to provide excellent services to the abused and neglected children within their community," said Michael Piraino, CEO of the National CASA Association.

CASA of Weld County recruits, trains and supervises volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children involved in the court system and secure them permanent, safe homes. Weld County's 82 volunteers helped 202 children in 2014.