Our Mission

We are the prominent regional collaborative community resource for: children and families through nurturing, education, mentoring, advocacy, empowerment and child-abuse prevention.

Our Vision

Our vision is for every child in the region to remain with safe and permanent families, allowing for the opportunity to live a healthy life and receive the best education possible.

Our Mission

More than 100 people volunteer for us each year and make the difference in the lives of our most vulnerable children.

2002

SOWEGA CASA is founded to serve the Southwestern Judicial Circuit.

2002

2005

SOWEGA CASA becomes GSW CASA, moving under Georgia Southwestern State University’s umbrella.

2005

2006

South Central CASA is founded to serve the Cordele Judicial Circuit.

2006

2008

GSW CASA regains its independence as SOWEGA CASA, while remaining housed on GSW’s campus.

2008

2009

South Central CASA merges with SOWEGA CASA.

2009

2010

SOWEGA CASA begins serving two northernmost Pataula Circuit Counties.

2010

2012

SOWEGA CASA creates Lighthouse CAC.

2012

2013

Visions for Sumter merges with SOWEGA CASA, placing the Southwestern Judicial Circuit Truancy Program under SOWEGA CASA management.

2013

2014

SOWEGA CASA changes its name to Southwest Georgia Children’s Alliance to better reflect the umbrella organization that now, in addition to the Children’s Advocacy Center and Truancy Program, we now also manage the first CHINS program created in the State.

2014

2015

The Southwest Georgia Children’s Alliance adds the Positive Action program.

2015

2016

The Southwest Georgia Children’s Alliance continues to grow to meet the communities needs by adding a fully functioning SANE program – a first for the Southwestern Judicial Circuit – and an in-house, licensed therapist.

2016

2020

SOWEGA CASA expands to serve the remaining five counties in the Pataula Circuit. SWOEGA CASA now serves 17 counties in southwest Georgia.

2020

2020

SOWEGA Victim’s Alliance, the domestic violence program for adult victims of stalking and family/intimate partner violence within the six counties within the Southwestern Judicial Circuit, officially became the fourth program under the organization’s umbrella.

2020
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