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March 20, 2018 at 1:08pm
We had a wonderful time at lunch with the Lions Club of Blytheville and got to meet some absolutely wonderful people!
March 19, 2018 at 2:17pm
We're getting set for the first of three interviews this week with potential new advocates! Our new advocate train… https://t.co/IB1Fcl3yYK
March 19, 2018 at 9:19am
There are hundreds of kids in NEA that need a CASA. https://t.co/yRcYoXdLgl
March 15, 2018 at 12:30pm
We had a great lunch today with the @OSMCChamber looking forward to getting to know and work with them!
March 14, 2018 at 9:27am
Be sure to RSVP to your advocate coordinator if you plan to be in attendance at our Annual Mini-Conference on Satur… https://t.co/ztwDF0clqY


January Volunteer of the Month – Aaron Baldridge

Aaron BaldridgeThe Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program of the Second Judicial District has selected Aaron Baldridge as the Volunteer of the Month for January.  Baldridge has served as a CASA volunteer since February 2017. Volunteers serve as sworn officers of the court, and help to investigate and gather information on cases when children are removed from a home due to abuse or neglect.  The CASA information is provided to a judge who makes the decision whether appropriate steps have been taken to return the children to the home or to find them new, safe and permanent homes.


“My niece and nephew were adopted through foster care and I saw a need for people to help these children”, said Baldridge when asked why he became a CASA. He said he heard about CASA on a news story and called the next day to become an advocate. “I enjoy seeing all of the positive changes in the lives of children I work with and spending time with them is so much fun”, he added.


Aaron is currently assigned to two cases in Poinsett County.  Baldridge’s Advocate Coordinator, Michael Graham states “Aaron has evolved with the cases he has been assigned to. He has no problems working through hurdles that arise in his case work and failure is not an option for him.”


When asked why others should become a CASA Baldridge said “because you can make a difference”.  The work you do is time-flexible and can fit into any schedule and it is by far the most rewarding work I have ever done.”

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A Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer is a trained citizen who is appointed by a judge to represent the best interest of an abused and neglected child in court.



CASA of the 2nd Judicial District Arkansas is working to provide a volunteer advocate for every child who needs one. Your support will bring us one step closer to achieving that goal.


Service Areas

Towns: Jonesboro, Paragould, Blytheville, Osceola, Corning, Piggott, & Harrisburg

Counties: Clay, Craighead, Greene, Mississippi, & Poinsett

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