It cost more for a child to remain in foster care for one month than an entire year of CASA Advocacy.CASA of Collin County
CASA of Collin County has received a 4 Star Rating from Charity Navigator for our financial accountability and transparency. It cost more for a child to remain in foster care for one month than an entire year of CASA Advocacy. 84% of funds raised are spent on program services. It costs an average of $2,200 to provide an advocate for a child for one year.
Every eight minutes a child in Texas becomes a victim of abuse or neglect resulting in over 17,350 children being removed from their homes and placed in protective custody.
Collin County Child Abuse Statistics
Here are some more shocking statistics from the year 2016…
- In 2016, 262 CASA of Collin County Volunteer Advocates served 510 children who had been removed from unsafe homes and placed into foster care.
- CASA of Collin County helped find a safe, permanent and loving home for 214 children.
- Less than 1% of children served by CASA re-enter the child welfare system.
- Collin Country District Court Judges agree with CASA’s recommendation in over 98% of cases.
CASA of Collin Country is the largest CASA program in Texas serving 100% of children.