It’s TRAUMATIC for a child to be removed from
home due to neglect or abuse.

 

“Being an Advocate is the most REWARDING thing I’ve done.
Please join me!”

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WHAT WE DO

CASA of Los Angeles improves the lives of children in the dependency system by pairing them with trained volunteer advocates, who take these five key actions:

Advocate

Dee Ann’s advocacy unlocked a loving home for Isaac.

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Support

Sam’s support helped Justin transition to adulthood.

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Investigate

Dianne’s investigation helped put Shawna’s family back together.

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Report

Cameron’s report turned Robert’s life around.

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Recommend

Carol’s recommendation helped Jasmine hit a milestone.

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WHAT WE ACCOMPLISH

Safety

In 1997, the Adoption and Safe Families Act established three national goals for children in foster care: safety, permanency, and well-being, with safety being of paramount concern for all child welfare services….

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A Forever Home

Child development experts know that in order for a child to grow up as a healthy, functioning and productive member of society, a permanent home and family is key, which is why one of the three goals established by…

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Well-Being

The CASA is often the sole consistent adult anchor in the child’s life—and an adult who is not paid to care about her—and remains at the child’s side to ensure that she receives the services that she needs and deserves…

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OUR MILESTONES

4872
Children Served
554
All Volunteers
200
New Volunteers

Since July 1, 2015

CASA’s vision is a Los Angeles in which every foster child has an advocate and the opportunity to thrive.

We Need You

CASA’s programs are designed to help neglected children for the long haul

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Swimming in Confidence

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On an otherwise ordinary afternoon in 2011, a woman in a quiet suburb of Los Angeles heard some extraordinary noises coming from outside her home. As she reached her bedroom…

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This Time, a Little More Time

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When Linda Mokler was assigned as the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for two girls in foster care about six months ago, she had one urgent mandate: to find out…

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The Road to Permanence

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At first, he wouldn’t talk to her. He might nod or shake his head, but he used no words. So it was a measure of the relationship they had built…