State & Local Programs

New Program Development

Please Read-Important July 2018 Update: A new process and tools are in design for how new programs become members and are developed. Content on the member portal will be updated as soon as it is finalized. In the interim, please contact National CASA Member Services at with questions.




In 2017, 938 CASA and GAL program offices served children throughout the country.

National CASA Guide to Program Development 

New Program Director's Checklist (66 KB PDF) 

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