CASA Foundation

Clark County, Nevada CASA Foundation

The CASA Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in June 1983 whose purpose is to promote and support child advocacy through the Clark County CASA Program.

In the course of their work, many CASA volunteers expressed concern over unmet needs that required financial assistance not available through public agency budgets. By forming a foundation, these volunteers hoped they could address these special needs.

The CASA Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of CASA volunteers and specialized professionals from the community. This balanced representation helps ensure that a variety of perspectives are available, and that a wide range of community resources are considered in meeting the needs of these children.

Your Assistance can give our Children a Future!

> Nine year old Tanya, drug-addicted at birth, has little hope of finding adoptive parents who will understand her special needs

> Seventeen year old Lewis, rejected by his stepmother, recently learned that his family moved to another state giving no forwarding address, leaving him in a group home

> Thirteen year old Brad, sexually abused and neglected, has been in 27 different homes. No wonder he’s fearful about being adopted

> Two and three year old Billy and Jenny have no knowledge of their natural parents, as they’ve been in foster care for most of their lives

> Seventeen year old Marie, emotionally immature due to long-term neglect, will soon face adult status without a high school diploma, job skills, parental support or independent living skills

The Foundation Needs your Assistance

Your assistance can and will make a difference in the lives of the abused and neglected children of Clark County. Please lend your support and help. Without it we will lose the future of our community.

The Children’s Needs

> Scholarships for college or trade school
> Independent living assistance
> Emergency clothing
> Tutoring
> Sports fees and equipment
> Camps
> Dance and gymnastics
> Graduation caps, gowns and rings
> Dental, orthodontia and vision care

You Can Help By Supporting the Foundations Annual Fundraising Event

> Recognition Dinner & Silent Auction

Support Is Also Needed Through . . .

> Donations
> Grants
> Trust Funds
> Estates

What is a CASA Volunteer?

CASA Volunteers provide advocacy for abused and neglected children so that they can thrive in safe, permanent homes. The following information will help you learn more:

How Do I Become a CASA?

A CASA volunteer can make a profound and positive difference for abused children. The following information shows how you can get involved:

CASA Program Information

The Clark County CASA program celebrated 30 years of providing advocacy for children in Clark County in 2010. The program's success is the result of planning and the help of many volunteers:

About Us

Nearly 3,500 abused and neglected children live in foster care in Clark County, Nevada because they cannot live safely at home. These children need powerful voices to speak for them. The mission of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program in Las Vegas is to provide that voice. Become a CASA.


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