Welcome to CASA

Today a Newport News CASA Volunteer changed a child’s life. Today a CASA Volunteer visited with a child who felt worthless and alone. Today a CASA Volunteer spoke with a child who felt they had no future. Today a CASA Volunteer listened, offered support, and made a child feel wanted and special for the first time. Tomorrow, the CASA Volunteer will do it again.


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You will bring positive change to the life of vulnerable child, and break the cycle of violence for generations to come. Read More


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Newport News CASA’s Mission:

The Newport News CASA program is a non-profit organization committed to advocating for the best interests of children involved in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court process. The Newport News CASA program recruits, trains, and supervises competent volunteers dedicated to representing the needs of abused and neglected children. The program promotes safe, permanent homes for all children and seeks to educate the community concerning the needs of abused and neglected children.

Program Statistics and Volunteer Numbers

Fiscal Year 2016 CASA Statistics:

  • There are 27 operational CASA programs in Virginia
  • 4,022 children have received advocacy services
  • 1,509 CASA volunteers have been actively advocating for abused and neglected children
  • 141,999 volunteer advocacy hours were contributed to the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court system at an estimated value of $3,704,754
  • 46 trained Newport News CASA volunteers served 127 abused and neglected children; advocating for their best interest
  • In the fiscal year of 2016, there were 6,459 founded cases of child abuse in the state of Virginia
  • Out of those 6,459 cases, 37 children died as a result of the abuse or neglect they encountered
  • 5292 children were put into foster care in the state of Virginia and 43% of those children were between the ages of 13 and 19