Family Finding (FF) Volunteers

Family Finding (FF) Volunteers provide specialized support to a CASA volunteer in finding and engaging relatives, by conducting data-mining, reviewing case files, doing online research to locate disconnected relatives, and contacting relatives in an attempt to engage or re-engage them in the lives of children.

Specific Tasks
  • Review case files and other records with a focus on identifying relatives and fictive kin for children
  • Research family connections using online tools such as Google, social media and news sources
  • Contact relatives and fictive kin to build family engagement and support
  • Build and maintain a genogram for the family using information gathered
  • Develop recommendations for the court regarding family connections and engagement

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