National grant given for advocates of children who experienced abuse or neglect

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Children who experienced abuse or neglect can often feel alone — like they have no one to count on.

An $8,830 grant from the National Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem Association for Children may help ensure some children never feel that way again. The grant was given to CASA of East Tennessee, which recruits and trains volunteers who advocate for children who experienced abuse.

These advocates determine a child’s needs and helps care for them while in the system. They also work to find children safe and permanent homes.

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