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Mission Statement

CASA of Santa Cruz County advocates for children, providing court appointed volunteers so each child in the dependency court system feels cared for and connected with the people, families, and resources they need to heal and flourish into adulthood.

Our Vision

Our vision is that all children are nurtured in the hearts and homes of safe and loving families.

Our Core Values

  • Advocacy

    We work to amplify the voices of children and youth to serve their best interests.

  • Integrity

    We work to be consistently honest and ethical in all we do.

  • Collaboration

    We know that outcomes for children, youth, and families are better when we all work together with community partners. Whenever possible, we seek out collaborations to best serve children, youth, and families.

  • Equity

    We commit ourselves and resources to advance equitable opportunities and outcomes for all.

CASA's Strategic Plan 2020-2024

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