Casa Of San Mateo County
Rating: 5 stars 2 reviews
Issues: Children & Youth, Crime & Law
Location: 1515 S. El Camino Real Suite 201 San Mateo CA 94402 USA
Programs: Advocates for Children recruits, trains, and supports adult community volunteers (Advocates) who are assigned to dependent or delinquent children, age 0 through 18. Advocates (CASAs) are appointed by order of the Juvenile Court to advocate for the child's best interests. Additionally, Advocates for Children operates three special project. The Visiting CASA Program serving the 40% of children placed out of county, the Embracing our Community Project designed to address the disproportionate amount of African American and Hispanic/Latinio youth in the child welfare system by increasing the inclusion of under represented communities in our volunteer pool, and The Academic Success Project which strives to improve the educational outcomes for our middle and high school youth through individual and system wide advocacy.
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Incredible program staff that care about the kids and volunteers. A real depth of knowledge and professionalism. An agency wholly committed to improving the lives of foster children and youth in the community.
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
professional, passionate, and effective.
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
give every foster child in San Mateo County an Advocate.
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