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Our Mission

The mission of CASA of Midwest Kentucky, Inc. is to provide specially trained and supervised community volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in the courts, in schools, and in the community to help find safe, permanent, and loving 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 - First United Bank - Treasurer


Board Members:

Jackie Branson - Thrifty Pharmacy

Natalie Cooper – KCTCS

Jeffrey Graham - Retired

Megan McElfresh - Henderson Parks & Recreation

Michael Melton - Baptist Health Deaconess

Emmily Patterson- Audubon Metals

Barb Schnapf -Secretary - KCTCS Nursing

Desterie West -Farmer's Bank

Debbie Winstead – Treasurer -Independence Bank

Brooke Winterrowd 

Charlie Young -Hopkins County Sheriff's Office

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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