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Our Mission

CASA supports & promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused, neglected, and dependent children so that they can thrive in safe, permanent homes. 

Our Vision

A community where every child lives and thrives in a safe, caring and permanent home.

Our Values

Integrity – We provide services in a manner that builds trust, promotes honesty, encourages fairness and upholds high ethical standards.

Collaboration – We maintain open communication and engagement with all volunteer advocates and community partners to carry out our mission.

Inclusiveness – We suspend judgment by being accepting, open minded and sensitive to our biases in order to promote unity.

Resiliency – We persevere and overcome adversity by recognizing and building strengths in ourselves and others.

Stewardship – We are responsible, transparent and accountable to those who entrust us with their time and resources.

Compassion – We serve others with heart and genuine care for the best interest of the child.

Professionalism – We work in a respectful and considerate manner always focused on being prepared, competent and committed to excellence.

In addition, CASA of Midwest Kentucky, Inc. embraces the Organizational Values of National CASA GAL Association:

  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Quality
  • Service
  • Stewardship

Meet Our Staff
Daphyne Maddox – Executive Director

Amy Hawk – CASA Volunteer Coordinator


Sandy Nelson – Office Coordinator/ Bookkeeper

Board of Directors

Kay Hawkins -KCTCS Paralegal Program - Chair

Dr. Linda Thomas- Vice Chair

Patty Simmons - Retired - Secretary

Bob Bridges - Retired- Treasurer


Board Members:

Jackie Branson - Thrifty Pharmacy

Natalie Cooper – KCTCS

Desterie Cunningham -Farmers Bank

Jeffrey Graham - Retired

Evan Hannan - KCTCS

Megan McElfresh - City of Henderson

Michael Melton - Baptist Health Deaconess

Emmily Patterson- Audubon Metals

Barb Schnapf - KCTCS Nursing

Debbie Winstead 

Brooke Winterrowd 

Charlie Young -Hopkins County Sheriff's Office


Board Emeritus:  Chris Cook

CASA of Midwest Kentucky

10 S Main St., Suite 26
P.O. Box 2

Madisonville, KY 42431

(270) 245-5112

Henderson Office

230 S. 2nd Street, Suite 410
Henderson, KY  42420

Call (270) 957-5044

Fax (270) 957-5045


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