Imagine what it would be like to lose your parents, not because of something you did, but because they can’t, or simply won’t, take care of you. Now into your life come dozens of strangers: police, foster parents, social workers, judges, lawyers, therapist, and more.
Having a CASA volunteer means having a trained and committed adult by your side who has been appointed by a judge to protect and advocate for your best interests. It can mean the difference between homelessness and a safe home, between dropping out and completing school, between jail and becoming a productive member of society. Nobody longs for a safe and loving family more than a child in foster care.
As a court-appointed special advocate (CASA) volunteer, you are empowered by the courts to help make this a reality. You will not only bring positive change to the lives of these vulnerable