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California 95604

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Founded in 2003, Child Advocates of Placer County formed to administer the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program for the Placer County Juvenile Court. The CASA concept was developed in 1977 by a judge in Seattle, WA, who was disturbed that he was making life-impacting decisions for foster youth based on a minimal amount of information. Today there are over 50,000 CASA volunteers nation-wide. Each county has its own Superior Court, and so each county ideally also has its own CASA program. As sworn officers of the court, our CASA volunteers advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected foster youth, providing the presiding judge with recommendations for permanent placement and communicating the childs wishes.

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Wonderful Program that is meeting the three areas of need:The Child, the youth, and the Family. Just finished training and very excited to be apart of such an awesome group of people ready to support our community... more »
I have been a Adult 2 Youth Mentor for the past 3 1/2 years. It has been an enlightening experience in that as I have "put myself out there for our teens" the return for me has been life changing. I became a Child Advocates volunteer due to my own personal experience as a mother with a former teen ... more »
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