CASA volunteers are highly effective in getting their recommendations accepted in court. In four out of five cases, all or almost all CASA volunteer recommendations are accepted.
“CASA volunteer court reports are useful tools providing me with detailed information about the children in my courtroom. Every day I make important decisions that affect the lives of children in foster care—of course I want as much information as possible—I want to know what the child wants and needs, I want to know what their teachers and healthcare providers say. CASAs tell me all of that and more. I am grateful to CASA volunteers for providing this service.” – Former San Francisco Juvenile Court Presiding Judge, Donna J. Hitchens (more…)