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What it means to be a CASA volunteer

When a child enters the foster care system because his or her home is no longer safe, a judge may appoint a committed volunteer to help them. That volunteer is called a Court Appointed Special Advocate®, or CASA.

CASA volunteers are screened and highly trained and then appointed by judges to represent and advocate for a child’s best interests in the child protection system. CASA volunteers are each assigned to help one child or set of siblings at a time, so they can focus on giving that child or sibling group the individualized advocacy and attention they need.

Children Are Depending On You

CASA of Williamson County, TX continues to provide valuable volunteer advocacy for abused children in this area. CASA volunteers serve as the “eyes and ears” for the judge in child welfare cases. This includes researching each child’s situation and making objective recommendations to help them reclaim their childhoods from abuse and neglect. CASA volunteers are frequently the only stable presence in these children’s lives as they navigate the foster care system.

We Rely on Volunteers Like You

Volunteers bring three critical qualities to their work: they focus on one case at a time; they bring a unique perspective to the court case; and their sole objective is representing the best interests of the child.

From 9/1/21 – 8/31/22

Children Served


"If giving up a couple hours of my time one evening gives me better insight into making a decision that affects the future of these kids, then there’s no hesitation on my part. Am I tired? Of course! But that’s nothing compared to what the kids are feeling. Every minute I spend talking to foster families, interviewing family members, meeting teachers, going through medical records, therapy notes, and talking to the kids is worth it so that I can be an effective voice in the court room and ensure their best interest is considered. Why am I a CASA? Because every child deserves a voice!"

– Whitney Piedfort, CASA Volunteer

Special Events

March 10, 2023

In 2023, two local nonprofits will begin a journey. The destination? Hope.

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March 27, 2023

Tee Up for CASA Golf Outing

This delightful day of golf and games helps children who have experienced abused or neglected reach safe, permanent homes!  

Latest News

2019-2020 CASA Wilco Annual Report

2019-2020 CASA Wilco Annual Report

The 2019-2020 year was a great year of empowering the CASA of Williamson County volunteers to serve children! Our 151 volunteers were able to serve 268 of the 515 children in Williamson County. Of cases closed 27% remained with or were reunified with their parents and...

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2020 CASA Superhero Run

2020 CASA Superhero Run

5K and Kids 1K September 13, 2020 @ Domain Central Park, Austin You can be a superhero for children who've been abused or neglected! Run, walk or fly to the 2020 CASA Superhero Run where you can be a superhero for children who've been abused or neglected! Join us for...

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2018-2019 CASA Wilco Annual Report

2018-2019 CASA Wilco Annual Report

The 2018-2019 year showed continued growth for CASA of Williamson County! Our 136 volunteers were able to serve 282 of the 424 children in Williamson County and successfully close cases for 105 children, of these children 42% remained with or were reunified with their...

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