Franklin County CASA

Court Appointed Special Advocates

Serving Franklin and Gasconade Counties of Missouri

There is a child in the foster care system waiting for a volunteer like you. With a CASA Volunteer, children are more likely to adjust to change, do well in school, and find safe, permanent homes. Get involved and Change a Child’s Story.™

Change a Child’s Story™

Get involved where it matters

A CASA Volunteer provides a judge with carefully researched background information of the child to help the court make a sound decision about that child’s future.


Ready to take the next step? Fill out our online volunteer application today. Our next class will be in the Fall of 2020.


Your donation is appreciated. Franklin County CASA is a nonprofit organization and all contributions are tax-deductible.

Our mission

Hope is everything

Franklin County CASA, Inc. advocates for the best interest of children of abuse and neglect who are under the protection of the Franklin County and Gasconade County Juvenile Courts. 

Through highly trained community Volunteer Advocates, the child’s needs are heard, researched and advocated for throughout the duration of the child’s time before the court, thus securing a safe and permanent home for all such children. 

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Pre-Service Training

Want to become a CASA volunteer?  Our next training will be in Spring 2022. 

Missouri CASA map

Missouri CASA

The new map features our latest expansion into Scott and Mississippi Counties and the addition of CASA of the Parkland. 

August 2021 graduating class of CASA volunteers!

summer 2021 Graduation

COVID-19 couldn’t stop these awesome volunteers from graduating! On 8/11/2021, we had 8 new CASA volunteers sworn in. The individuals in this group worked diligently in their training and we’re grateful to have awesome individuals like them on board!

The graduates were Michelle Hartzell, Karen Stafford, Gary Chamness, Heather Schlottach, Barbara Stempel, Christine Meyer, Sarah Sullentrup, and Megan Maurer! Congratulations and welcome to the family!

We were able to host graduation at the CASA office and it was great to have the graduates, their families, CASA staff and board members, and even a visit from Judge Purschke there to celebrate!

Our next training will begin in October 2021. If you’re interested in joining this amazing group of new graduates, please apply below or if you’d like to  sponsor our dinner/snacks for our upcoming class, please call the office at 636-583-4422. 


Welcome to Franklin County CASA’s 2021 Justice is Served Virtual Breakfast! Please watch here, on our Facebook page, or our YouTube channel. We also encourage you to please share this event with your family and friends.


If you’re interested in helping to Change a Child’s Story, please consider donating and/or applying to become a volunteer today!

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how you can help

Make a donation

Your generosity makes our work possible, whether you donate financially or with your time.


Ready to take the next step? Fill out our volunteer application. We train three times a year. Join us.

More Ways

Being an Advocate not for you? Check out some other ways you can be a part of CASA.

From August 2006 through December 2020, we have helped:

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