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Burlington County. Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties

Learn how to become an Advocate for abused and neglected children in Burlington County. Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Mercer and Burlington Counties is currently recruiting volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. CASA and its volunteers speak for children in court, serve as fact finders for the family court judges and safeguard the interests of the children while they are in the foster care system.

New Jersey Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Volunteer Advocate Program

New Jersey Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Volunteer Advocate Program is seeking volunteers to help promote the health, safety, and welfare of residents who live in nursing homes. Volunteer Advocates help protect residents’ rights and ensure quality of care by making regular visits to local nursing homes; they take on a non-adversarial role to help resolve residents’ concerns as close to the bedside as possible. Contact Deirdre Mraw at Deirdre.mraw@ltco.nj.gov or call 1-877-582-6995.

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault  (NJCASA) is the state-wide coalition of sexual violence programs. Our mission is to promote the compassionate and just treatment of survivors, their loved ones and significant others, foster collaborative relationships between community systems, and affect attitudinal and behavioral changes in society as we work toward the elimination of sexual violence against all people. We are a not-for profit, 501(c)(3) organization.

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