Rapides Children's Advocacy Center

Address

1506 Albert Street
Alexandria, LA 71301

(318) 448-4006

http://www.rapidescac.org/

Date of Official Change:

March 26, 2015

AKA:

CASA / Rapides Area

Description:

Mission Statement

The mission of the Rapides Children's Advocacy Center is to lessen the trauma endured by abused and neglected children throughout Central Louisiana.

The CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) program of the Rapides Children's Advocacy Center is to speak up for the best interests of child victims of abuse and neglect as their cases proceed through the judicial (9th JDC) and child welfare system. CAC provides support for the child victim in any resulting proceedings in the criminal justice system.

The Children's Advocacy Center (CAC) provides a non-threatening and safe environment for children to retell their abuse stories, minimizing the potential of re-traumatizing the child.

Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

**Agency is on call 24/7

Intake Process:

For information contact office

Program Fees:

None

Languages:

English

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Related Resources

Date of Official Change:

March 26, 2015

Volunteer Opportunities:

CASA volunteers must complete a preliminary application. Eligibile CASA Volunteer applicants must be 21 years old or older, have a current, valid driver's license, have own transportation, must be able to commit to the CASA Program for 12 months, must have the ability to keep all client & court information confidential, must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, respect people from various backgrounds (economic, cultural, educational) and in a variety of settings, must be able to maintain an objective,must be able to gather and record factual information accurately, complete 30 hours of Pre-Service Training in a timely manner, and complete a Court Room Observation during Pre-Service Training.

Active CASA Volunteers must be able to
spend an average of 10 hours per month on their casework, complete 12 hours of In-Service Training per year.

Employer ID:

721299269

Year Incorporated:

1995

Address Listings

P.O. Box

P O Box 228
Alexandria, LA 71309

Physical (Primary)

1506 Albert Street
Alexandria, LA 71301

Contacts

Available Staff

Primary Contact

website: http://www.rapidescac.org/

(318) 448-4006

Wade Bond

Executive Director

(318) 448-4006

wbond@rapidescac.org

Phone Numbers

Rapides Main Phone

(318) 448-4006

Rapides Fax

(318) 448-6427

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Offered Outside of Physical Location

Yes

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  • Louisiana
    • Rapides County
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