Welcome to CASA of Southern Connecticut

The mission of CASA of Southern Connecticut is to recruit, train, and support caring adults who serve as court-appointed volunteer advocates to safeguard the best interests of children who have experienced abuse or neglect in New Haven, New London, or Middlesex counties. 

CASA By The Numbers

  • Children Served Nationally

    261,700

  • National Volunteers

    85,000

  • Connecticut Children in need of Assistance

    4297

  • Connecticut Children with CASA Advocates

    45

 

 

Quoting State DCF Commissioner Vannessa Dorantes among others, this article--published in the New Haven Register among other Hearst CT Media outlets--discusses Connecticut CASA's expansion to Waterbury, where Catherine Ramirez Mejia will lead staff supervision of volunteers.

Dwight Hall Center for Public Service and Social Justice features alumnus Josiah Brown's leadership of Connecticut CASA

Legal professionals from Day Pitney offer pro bono help as Connecticut CASA completes merger of three CASA organizations

After Nicholas Kristof endorsed the CASA network in his November 2020 New York Times column and at KristofImpact.org, in December 2021, another New York Times opinion piece--by Jane Coaston--makes a powerful personal case for the CASA cause. CASA is among a handful of organizations recommended in the New York Times Holiday Giving Guide 2021!

Yale Daily News covers roles of Yale alumni/ae as Connecticut CASA Volunteers, Board members, Advisors, and Ambassadors as well as staff--including comments by Eileen Condon, Billie Gastic Rosado, Earl Martin Phalen, Mary Woolsey

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