Frequently Asked Questions
The answers to our most frequently asked questions.
Most frequent questions and answers
A CASA is a Court Appointed Special Advocate. CASAs gather information and make recommendations to the juvenile court judge in the best interest of the foster child for whom they advocate. CASA is also a national association whose goals are to support and promote court-appointed advocates for abused and neglected children in order to provide them with a healthy and safe environment. Arizona CASAs are volunteers.
Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation is not a part of the CASA program.u00a0YC4KF is
a 501c3 non-profit program that supports CASAs and children in out of home
placement through the Yavapai County Superior Court. We ae called a u201cCASA
Support Organizationu201d by the state court and by the National CASA Organization.
No. Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation works through the CASA, foster parents,
and/or DCS worker to provide financial support for children in foster care.
No. The child only has to be a dependent (foster) child through the Juvenile
Division of Superior Court in Prescott.u00a0 Actual physical placement can be
Anyone can apply for a grant on behalf of a foster youth.u00a0 All applications must include the dependency date and the DCS case manageru2019s name and email address.
Any youth in foster care or voluntary foster care under the jurisdiction of theu00a0Yavapai Juvenile Court- Prescott.
A foster parent cannot receive these clothing cards directly though YC4KF. The Foundation gives these clothing gift cards to the Department of Child Safety to distribute to every child in care. Contact your DCS caseworker for more information.
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PO Box 12457
Prescott, AZ 86304
Phone : 928 445 0800
Email : Info@YavapaiCASAforkids.org
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