Casa of Travis County

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Basic Information

Address: 7701 N Lamar Blvd, Ste 301, Austin, TX 78752
Phone Number: 512-459-2272
Fax Number: 512-459-4550
Director: Sonia Kotecha

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Casa of Travis County

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Additional Information

Clearances Required: Yes
Background Check: Yes
Population Served: Children ages 0-18 who've been abused or neglected
Ages for Volunteer: 21 and up
Minimum Hours Required: 15-20 per month for at least a year
Mission Statement:

CASA of Travis County exists to promote and protect the best interest of children who have been abused or neglected, by training volunteers to advocate for them in courts, in schools and in our community to help them find safe, permanent and loving homes.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

CASA of Travis County believes every child who’s been abused or neglected deserves to have a dedicated advocate speaking up for their best interest in court, at school and in our community. To accomplish this, CASA educates and empowers diverse community volunteers who ensure each child’s needs remain a priority in an over-burdened child welfare system. When the state steps in to protect a child’s safety because the people responsible for protecting them have not, a judge appoints a trained CASA volunteer to make independent and informed recommendations and help the judge decide what’s best for the child.

For children who’ve been abused or neglected, CASA means having a home instead of feeling lost, and being a priority instead of feeling invisible. For volunteers, CASA is a life-changing experience that makes our community a better place.