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Mission & Vision

Our Mission

To provide a qualified and compassionate court-appointed volunteer advocate to every child who is abused and neglected, to ensure the fundamental human right of having a safe, nurturing, and permanent home is met.

Our Vision

Every child who is abused and neglected will have a safe, permanent home and the support to become a healthy, empowered adult, thereby breaking the cycle of abuse and neglect.

Our Core Values

Best Interests of the Child
Will be reflected in every action of the CASA organization.

Community Responsibility
Will be served through engagement, education, and transparency.

Commitment
Will be upheld to the child, to our volunteers, and to our supporters.

Collaboration
Will be created through cross systemic work and seeking common ground.

Dignity and Respect
Will be demonstrated through each interaction with every person.

Non-discrimination Policy

CASA of Lancaster County is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and demonstrates these qualities in its own operations, governance, management, and quality advocacy for children.

Volunteers shall be recruited and accepted into the CASA of Lancaster County program without regard to race, gender, gender identity, age (21 years and older), religion, nationality, color, creed, disability, or sexual orientation.

All children referred to CASA of Lancaster County will be assigned to a volunteer advocate regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To give equal employment and advancement opportunities to all people, we make employment decisions at CASA of Lancaster County based on each person’s performance, qualifications, and abilities regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.