Change a Child's Story

Become a CASA Volunteer today to improve the

well-being of abused and neglected children.

Learn How You Can Get Involved

Change a Child's Story

Become a CASA Volunteer today to improve the well-being of abused and neglected children.

Learn How You Can Get Involved

Become an Advocate. Get Involved.

Volunteer

Become an advocate for a foster child in need.

Donate

Give a gift that will improve a foster child’s future.

Programs

Find a local CASA program near you and get started today.

Each year, nearly 2,000 children in New Mexico experience abuse or neglect, ushering them into the dependency court and foster care systems. A child in foster care may have faced physical, psychological and/or emotional trauma only to endure long periods of uncertainty in the system as they wait to go home, be adopted or simply wait to see what happens next.

On average, a child in foster care will move into multiple homes and attend multiple schools. All this chaos and inconsistency has long-term effects. But having a caring, consistent adult – someone who listens, checks in and puts the child’s best interests before all others’- can make all the difference.

Speak up for a child who’s been abused or neglected.

Court-appointed special advocate (CASA) volunteers make a life-changing difference for children who have experienced abuse or neglect. Each volunteer is appointed by a judge to advocate for a child’s best interest in court. Our volunteers help judges develop a fuller picture of each child’s life. Their advocacy enables judges to make the most well-informed decision for each child.

Stand Up for a Child Today

We’ve made getting involved in the CASA movement easy. Learn the many ways you can help a child in foster care thrive and succeed.

 

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