CASA/LA’s vision is a Los Angeles in which every child in the child welfare system has an advocate and the opportunity to thrive.
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:
WHAT WE ACCOMPLISH
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….
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…
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…