San Francisco CASA (SFCASA) speaks up for children who've been abused or neglected by empowering our community to volunteer as advocates for them in the court system. When the state steps in to protect a child's safety, a judge appoints a trained CASA volunteer to make independent and informed recommendations in the child's best interest.
The success of SFCASA reflects a community will to improve quality of life, expand opportunity, and prevent delinquency for abused and neglected children in foster care. Since 1991, SFCASA has been committed to providing one-on-one volunteer advocacy and mentorship to foster children and youth. SFCASA began operations with a class of 11 volunteers and has since trained over 2,672 CASA's. Today SFCASA has more than 329 volunteers and in the last year has provided services to 321 court dependent children.
Find out more at sfcasa.org.
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