State & Local Programs

2014 National CASA Conference Calls - Dates and Topics

All calls occur at 9 a.m. PT.

Dial-in meeting will be posted on State Director ListServ one week prior.

  • August 18: fall board meeting planning, including 2015 grant policies
  • September 15: federal process overview
  • October 6: fall board meeting follow-up, state meeting planning
  • November 21: Topic TBD

State Organizations

The work of CASA/GAL state organizations across the country is integral to our success on behalf of our nation's abused and neglected children. As our state organizations have grown, so have the accomplishments gained from their work. Our network benefits from the knowledge, expertise and broad range of services provided by state organizations.

As a partner of state organizations in their efforts, we are pleased to offer these state-specific resources.

National CASA Publications

2013 State Organization Survey Report (463 KB PDF)

2012 State Organization Survey Report (200 KB PDF)

2011 State Organization Survey Report (200 KB PDF)

2014 State of the States (1 MB PDF)

2010 State of the States (665 KB PDF)

2010 Statistical Snapshot of State Organizations (28 KB PDF)

Achieving Our Mission: A Management Guide for State CASA & GAL Organizations (1.87 MB PDF)

Standards for State CASA/GAL Organizations  (381 KB PDF)

Resources for State Organizations

Public Policy section of CASAforChildren.org: Features regular updates from Public Policy Director Ashley Lantz

Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children: Includes overview, description of the articles and regulations, and information for advocates

Fostering Connections Resource Center: A website designed to advance implementation of the Fostering Connections to Success Act across the country. State organizations are encouraged to share publications, event information and examples of approaches to implementation through the website.

Title IV E Funding for CASA Training:

As of September 2013, the following states had agreements with their state IV-E agency, to claim IV-E reimbursement for CASA/GAL training: New Hampshire, Arizona, Oregon, New Jersey, Missouri, South Carolina, California, Iowa, Washington and Texas. Ten other states continue discussions with their IV-E agency.

The US Department of Justice has supported CASA advocacy since 1985 through its Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
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