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The safety of our CASA volunteers and the children for whom they advocate is of the utmost importance.  CASAs work with their supervisors to identify and weigh considerations about whether to conduct meetings and visits virtually or in-person on a case by case basis.  Porter County CASA has outlined detailed and specific precautionary protocol for carrying out any activity on behalf of CASA during the COVID-19 health crisis according to local, state, and federal guidelines.  Protocol is re-evaluated regularly and subject to change according to the most current information available.  For more information, please call 219-464-9585.

Upcoming Events

Mar 30 2021
March 30, 2021
  • 5:30 PM

CASA Volunteer Information Meeting

Learn about how you can become a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer and make a difference in a child's life in our upcoming Virtual Info Meeting!   A CASA is a caring and dedicated community volunteer who is trained to advocate for children who have been abused and neglected and are involved in the court system by no fault of their own. CASA volunteers ensure that attention is paid to the child's needs and best interests. Find out about the role of Court Appointed Special Advocates, why they are needed, and what requirements and training are involved in becoming a volunteer.  The need for CASAs speaking up for children in the court process has never been more vital than in these times.  Interested potential volunteers can receive the Zoom link by emailing

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