CASA programs need strong leadership to become established and flourish. Essential is the support of your local judge that presides over juvenile dependency cases. Your judge must understand CASA and its benefits while being willing to support and utilize the CASA program.
This is critical... your judge’s support is vital for the establishment of a CASA program. If you can educate your judge about CASA and win his or her strong support, you increase your chances of a successful CASA program. For information about establishing a community team click here.