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Info Meetings

Become a CASA

All across Santa Cruz County, there are children who need your help.

Attending an info session can be the first step. Our hour-long, no commitment information sessions are your chance to learn more and find out if this is the right volunteer opportunity for you.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be at least 21 years old to become an Advocate. 

**Information meetings, pre-training interviews, and Advocate trainings are being done hybrid, some online and some in-person**


The next 35 hour CASA Winter Training will start on Saturday, January 20th, 2024 - February 15th, 2024. 

Session 1 and Session 2 will be on Saturday January 20th, 2024 from 9AM-4PM

Session 3 thru Session 10 will be every Tuesdays and Thursdays  5PM - 8PM

Training will be Hybrid, some sessions in-person and zoom

Court observation 2/20/24 or 2/22/24 at 8:30AM - 10:30AM

Graduation and swearing: 2/22/24 at 12:30PM

The deadline to apply January 15, 2024

Please contact Clarita Cortes if you have any additional questions at (831) 761-2956 Ext. 102 or email