INFORMATION UPDATED AS OF SEPTEMBER 2021
THE CASA OFFICES IN MONTEREY PARK AND LANCASTER ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH APPOINTMENT ONLY.
THE STAFF IS WORKING REMOTELY AND AVAILABLE BY PHONE AND EMAIL.
In-person visits with your child/youth or anyone else involved with your case are currently allowed. Please consult the guidelines for safe CASA visits prior to making an in-person visit with your child/youth. If you have any questions or concerns about visits, please discuss with your advocate supervisor.
All advocate supervisors are working full time from home and remain available to support you, by phone and through email.
- Guidelines for Safe CASA Visits
- Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19.
- Virtual Report Building for CASAs.
- Vaccine information for children in care.
If you are picking up items from the CASA office, an appointment is required. Please contact your advocate supervisor.
Edelman Children’s Court and McCourtney Juvenile Justice Center
All dependency court matters are being held virtually through WebEx. If you are a current CASA and have an upcoming hearing for your child/youth, please reach out to your advocate supervisor.
If your youth has a juvenile justice court hearing, please consult with your advocate supervisor and/or the youth’s defense attorney. The hearing may be in-person.
Information for Prospective CASA Volunteers
We are continuing to actively recruit new CASA volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a CASA volunteer, please watch our online information session or view our online webinar and submit your online application. In-person interviews will be conducted over Zoom for the time being. CASA pre-service training classes will resume once the current restrictions on public activities are relaxed, although we are working on conducting training virtually as well.
Referring a Child/Youth to CASA
Please read this information about referring a child/youth to CASA. To make a referral or if you have questions about a referral you’ve already made, please call our office at (323) 859-2888 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to changes in court operations, referral processing may be delayed.
How you can help CASA of Los Angeles at this time:
Our volunteers and staff are working diligently to provide advocacy and care to the nearly 1,400 children we are assigned to this year. If you are able to continue supporting our efforts by donating at this time to help us keep from having to reduce our crucial services, we would be extremely grateful. www.casala.org/donate