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


  • National Volunteers


  • Connecticut Children in need of Assistance


  • Connecticut Children with CASA Advocates




For Domestic Violence Awareness and Substance Abuse Prevention month, Josiah Brown of CASA of Southern Connecticut discusses the CASA movement and year-round need for volunteers--in the Connecticut Mirror.

One of CASA of Southern Connecticut's first volunteer advocates, Dwayne Jackson, joins program Ambassadors Miye Oni and Brandon Sherrod for this conversation about the CASA movement for children--amid broader issues of justice, equity, and how to get involved.

Learn how CASA volunteers can help children in foster care find safe, permanent homes where they can thrive.

CASA of Southern Connecticut recently completed training its third cohort of volunteers.  This was the second group trained via the combined online and Zoom format pioneered during the pandemic. CASA of Northern Connecticut and CASA of Southwest Connecticut/Child Advocates, along with Yale Law School 3L student Bianca Herlitz-Ferguson (a CASA volunteer for five years in New York) collaborated.

CASA of Southern Connecticut's ambassadors, Miye Oni and Brandon Sherrod, are discussed--along with an October 15 (October 22 is the back-up date) Zoom forum at which they will be featured.

The Day of New London article about CASA of Southern Connecticut, featuring a volunteer with CASA experience in Illinois who is now eager to be a volunteer advocate in Connecticut

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