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The mission of CASA of North Sand Mountain is to be the voice for children who have been victims of abuse and/or neglect. Our Vision is to serve every child in Jackson County and Dekalb County by providing them with a caring and competent trained volunteer.
CASA of North Sand Mountain
Court Appointed Special Advocates of North Sand Mountain will provide abused, neglected or abandoned children with a highly trained volunteer to advocate for the child’s best interest before family courts in the counties of Jackson and Dekalb in the State of Alabama. Our volunteers will be recruited, screened and trained by paid staff. Our staff and volunteers will then work in conjunction with the judges, lawyers, and social workers to help ensure children receive appropriate care and support while navigating the court, child welfare, and foster care systems.
Volunteer training and
CASA of North Sand Mountain serves 2 of 21 counties in the state of Alabama that assist abused and neglected children in their communities.
You can help Change A Child’s Story by volunteering with CASA of North Sand Mountain
Board of Directors
CASA Volunteer & Homemaker
Patient Financial Services Director,
Highlands Medical Center
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
LPN Alabama Nurse Manager,
Achieve Home Nursing Services
President of Alaina Olivares Memorial Fund
Vice President of JL Drywall LLC
Beverly Annette Little
Advertising Account Executive & Marketing Strategist with the Southern Torch Media
Business Owner at Double L Farms and Poultry
Kelly Klein is the Executive Director of CASA of North Sand Mountain, a member of the Alabama CASA Network and the National CASA Association. Kelly has a degree in psychology, human services as well as family and children services. Kelly first began her journey with the Alabama CASA program as a CASA volunteer in the county she resides. She is mother to seven children, four of which were adopted through foster care and a proud grandmother to one. Through her experiences as a foster parent, she was driven to advocate for children in foster care to give other children a voice, ensure they achieve permanency and to provide a positive, stable influence.
Cia Dempsey is our Advocate Coordinator for our North Sand Mountain program. She has been with our program since the beginning of 2018. She is passionate about finding a safe and permanent home for abused and neglected children. She has a degree in Criminal Justice, and a background in Early Childhood Development. She serves on the board for The Jackson County Children’s Advocacy Center and is a member of Kiwanis. She is married and blessed with six children and two grandchildren.