Welcome to CASA.

Court Appointed Special Advocates® (CASAs) are community volunteers, just like you, who stand up and speak out to help abused and neglected children. The Phelps/Harlan County CASA Network is committed to providing resources, technical assistance, and advocacy for all children referred to our program by the local courts. Our CASA program is part of a larger national network. The National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (National CASA) is a national organization advocating for abused and neglected children in the court system and in foster care. There are over 900 local CASA programs across the country receiving technical assistance and training from National CASA.
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Volunteer with CASA

Volunteers make a difference. Help children find a voice and get the attention they need and deserve.

How To Volunteer

Get Involved, Donate.

Donate to help a local child who has experienced abuse or neglect find safety and a chance to thrive. When you donate to Phelps/Harlan County CASA, you are helping train and support volunteers to advocate for the best interests of children who have experienced abuse or neglect.

You are also helping build a nationwide movement of individuals who tirelessly work to ensure every child who needs a best-interest advocate can have one.

Sign Up!

What Are The Requirements?
In addition to caring about the well-being of children:
CASA Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age;
Pass a background screening;
Complete 30 hours of in class training;
Be able to commit to a child until their case has closed and;
Be able to volunteer a minimum of 8 hours per month.

How To Join



You don’t need to be 100% sure that a child is being abused or neglected to talk to someone.