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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Change a child's story...

Children in foster care who have a CASA/GAL volunteer are more likely to succeed in school and adjust to change. And they're half as likely to re-enter the foster care system later. As a volunteer, you can make all the difference for a child who has experienced abuse or neglect in your community. Get involved, and change a child's story.

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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.