• Trauma Informed Advocacy Conference

    CASA of Walker, San Jacinto & Trinity Counties is excited to announce our 2nd CASA Conference! This year, our focus is on trauma informed care & how you can use trauma informed practices to advocate for your children. This event is open to CASA advocates, foster parents, DFPS employees, teachers, counselors & anyone else that works with children that may have been exposed to trauma. Sign up today!

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  • Welcome to CASA of Walker, San Jacinto & Trinity Counties!

    Advocating for children in Walker, San Jacinto & Trinity Counties.

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  • Become a CASA Volunteer

    And make a difference in a child's life.

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What it means to be a CASA volunteer

CASAJune18dWhen a child enters the foster care system because his or her home is no longer safe, a judge may appoint a committed volunteer to help them. That volunteer is called a Court Appointed Special Advocate®, or CASA.

CASA volunteers are screened and highly trained and then appointed by judges to represent and advocate for a child’s best interests in the child protection system. CASA volunteers are each assigned to help one child or set of siblings at a time, so they can focus on giving that child or sibling group the individualized advocacy and attention they need. CASA volunteers save taxpayers money and children’s futures by helping children find a safe, permanent homes as soon as possible.

CASA of Walker, San Jacinto & Trinity Counties continues to provide valuable volunteer advocacy for every abused child in this area. CASA volunteers serve as the “eyes and ears” for the judge in child welfare cases. This includes researching each child’s situation and making objective recommendations to help them reclaim their childhoods from abuse and neglect. CASA volunteers are frequently the only stable presence in these children’s lives as they navigate the foster care system.

These volunteers bring three critical qualities to their work: they focus on one case at a time; they bring a unique perspective to the court case; and their sole objective is representing the best interests of the child.

Ways to get involved: