Mission, Vision & Values

Wayne County CASA

Our Mission:

Our mission is to ensure that children who have experienced abuse and/or neglect are in safe and permanent homes by recruiting, screening and training volunteers to advocate on their behalf within the Third Judicial Circuit Court’s Family Juvenile Division.


Our Vision:

We envision a Wayne County where every child lives in a safe, loving, and permanent home.


Our Value Statements:


Connection: Our volunteers build meaningful relationships and form authentic connections with children, families, and community partners. They work collaboratively with the staff to ensure children are safe and thriving.

Compassion: We are driven by our compassion and feel empathy for the children we serve. We elevate their voices and act to help heal their hurt and harm.

Caring: At our core, we care about children. Their well-being and futures are our utmost concern. We rely on a team of caring volunteers who are invested in children.

Equity: We approach our work with fairness and equity. We believe every child deserves justice and access to resources and support for their growth and positive development.

Integrity: We act, work, and speak with the highest integrity in service to the community. We are consistently reliable, unbiased, and trusted to do the right thing on behalf of children.