State & Local Programs

Interested in Starting a CASA Program?

Start by contacting the National CASA Association by phone: (800) 628-3233 or by using this online form.

National CASA staff members will work with the director of your state organization to determine if the need and necessary support exist in your community.

Requirements for starting a CASA program and working toward provisional membership in the National CASA Association include the following:

  • Establishing commitment, seeking support, informing the community and establishing need
  • Developing a program mission, framework and infrastructure
  • Planning a resource development strategy

Additional information:

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