The Santa Cruz County CASA Program promotes and supports community-based volunteers who advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in juvenile dependency cases.

CASA Duties
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) are the only volunteers that are appointed by a judge and empowered to stand up for an abused or neglected child in court. CASAs help to ensure that children who are abused and/or neglected are protected and assisted through every step of the legal process.
Picture of a little girl sitting in a room in court.
CASA Responsibilities
The CASA generally represents only 1 case at a time, but any case may affect more than 1 child. CASAs interview all parties to the case, ensure appropriate services are being offered to the child and family, and obtain factual and objective information with which they make recommendations to the court at all review hearings.
Find Out More
We invite you to find out more about our family of volunteers, everyday people, who are committed to improving children's lives!

For more information call Margie Fish at 520-375-8159 or visit the website. CASA of Santa Cruz County is supported by the CASA of Arizona and is a member of the National CASA Association.
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