Marin Court Appointed Special Advocateshttp://www.marincasa.org
What We Do:
Marin Court Appointed Special Advocates (Marin CASA) speaks for abused, neglected and abandoned children in the Juvenile Dependency, Delinquency and Probate process. Through the use of highly trained volunteers, who become sworn officers of the court, the Marin CASA program strives to provide every child who needs an advocate with a voice in the court process.
Who We Are:
The Marin CASA program recruits, screens, trains and supervises volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who are under the jurisdiction of the Marin Juvenile Court. The goals of the Marin CASA program are: to advocate for what is best for each child; to see that every effort is made to reunify families when possible and to encourage families to develop resilience and use resources and supports of their own. When reunification is not possible, it is also the goal of the Marin CASA program to ensure that each child is placed in a home which offers the possibility of a permanent, stable and nurturing environment. When a child has an advocate, s/he is more likely to get needed services ‚?? and a permanent, stable home.