CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocate and is a volunteer commitment unlike any other. CASA volunteers are trained, dedicated adults who advocate for a child’s best interests in juvenile court. The information gathered by the volunteer is submitted to the court. These recommendations and concerns help to better inform the the Judge as he or she makes decisions on the case. CASA volunteers are guided by their advocate supervisors who provide coaching and oversight throughout the case.
To be a CASA volunteer, you:
CASA of Southwest Oklahoma serves children in Comanche, Jackson, Jefferson, Stephens, Cotton, and Greer counties. Click here for a volunteer application! For more information or if you have questions, don't hesitate to contact us today. You can make a difference in a child's life.
The CASA volunteer visits the child(ren) on his or her case at least monthly to assess how well they are doing in their current placement and develop a rapport with the child. To learn more about the difference CASA of Southwest Oklahoma makes, contact us today!
The National CASA Association has determined that children with a CASA volunteer on their cases: