CASA is central to fulfilling society’s most fundamental obligation by making sure a qualified, compassionate adult will fight for a child’s right to be safe, treated with dignity, and thrive in the security of a loving family.

CASA Communication

New National CASA CEO


Tara Perry, Chief Executive Officer, joined the National CASA Association in 2013, first as Chief Strategy Officer and then as Deputy CEO, Chief Operating Officer and most recently, as Interim CEO. 

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I am for the child...

who’s had seven addresses in a single year. Because she is in foster care. Because her father abused her. And because her mother couldn’t believe her. I am for her. The child, barely 6, who is bounced not home to home, but house to house. Who, worse than no longer believing in others, no longer believes in herself.

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Mission Statement

FOCUS on Youth / CASA is a 501 (c)3 a non-profit organization that recruits, screens, trains, and supports community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children involved in court proceedings.

Vision Statement

FOCUS on Youth / CASA promotes safe, permanent homes for all children and seeks to educate the community concerning the needs of abused and neglected children through advocacy, socialization and education that reduced juvenile delinquency.