Standard 1 Core Model and Mission

Adheres to the Core Model of providing screened, trained, and qualified community court-appointed volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children and youth who are before the court as a result of abuse or neglect as defined by the state child welfare laws, living at home or in out-of-home care. CASA volunteers advocate for children from birth through the age defined by the state statute as the limit to youth remaining in care.