The Facts

185 children become victims of abuse each day in Texas.
65,000 cases of child abuse were confirmed in Texas in one year. 
80% of child abuse cases in Texas are the result of neglect.
Children with a CASA volunteer are substantially less likely to spend time in long-term foster care (more than 3 years in care).
When a CASA volunteer is involved, both children and their parents are ordered by the courts to receive more services indicating that "CASA is effective in identifying the needs of children and parents."
Children with a CASA volunteer are more likely to be placed in permanent and nurturing homes.

Become an advocate

CASA volunteer advocates are ordinary men and women from all walks of life, education levels, and ethnic backgrounds who volunteer to serve as an advocate to a child or sibling group. A CASA volunteer advocate is a trained volunteer who speaks for children who are brought before the court. Volunteer advocates are committed and they can make a difference in the life of one child.

Social workers and attorneys are generally assigned to work with many children at a time. The CASA volunteer, on the other hand, is usually involved with only one child at a time, and therefore has considerable time to devote to the child. Time and attention translates into more complete information being provided to the court.

Click here to begin the volunteer application

Upcoming Events

  • October
    23
  • October
    25
  • November
    7

    Volunteer Luncheon - POTLUCK

    Thanksgiving Potluck - Bring your favorite side dish!
  • November
    9

    10th Annual Wine Pairing

    Join us for a night of fine wines, amazing food, and entertainment. The annual Wine Pairing is the largest fundraiser each year to help raise money for Golden Crescent CASA's mission to aid abused and neglected children who have been put into the foster care system. Tickets to the event, as well as sponsorship opportunities are available for purchase on the website. 
  • December
    5

    Volunteer Christmas Party

    A lunch with games and appreciation for all active CASA volunteers!

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