6th Judicial District CASA Program

Working today to change tomorrow!

(208) 232-2272

Welcome

  

Dear Friends and Supporters of The Sixth Judicial District CASA Program:


Welcome to our website. I would like to thank you for looking into what our agency provides to the children and families throughout the Sixth Judicial District. The Sixth Judicial District CASA Program was created in 1989 in Pocatello and serves all six counties in the district. The duties, rights and powers of the Guardian ad Litem or CASA are governed by the Idaho Child Protective Act, specifically 16-1633 and 16-1634. Idaho Juvenile Rule 35 also outlines the purpose, function and responsibilities of the volunteer. Guardians ad Litem are appointed to a case as outlined in Idaho Code section 16-1614. The Sixth Judicial District Program is a private non-profit 501 (c) 3 agency governed by an independent board of directors.


The Sixth Judicial District CASA Program recognizes the importance of volunteers serving children in our communities. Guardians ad Litem (GALs), also known as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), provide community volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children pursuant to Idaho statute. After a thorough investigation, the GAL volunteer prepares a report outlining the history of the case, the services that are available for the child and family, and ultimately, makes a recommendation about what is in the best interests of the child. Our judges use this and other information to make an informed decision and create better outcomes for abused and/or neglected children across Idaho.


The Board of Directors and Staff of the Sixth Judicial District CASA Program are committed to providing our children and families with high standards of professionalism, both in the courtroom and with the services we provide. We are proud of the work we do and continually strive for improvement.


Thank you for taking the time to visit our website and for your interest in our program.


Sincerely,


 Jared Marchand, Executive Director 

I am for the child

 400,000 children in America are still waiting for their CASA volunteer. Waiting for that one trusted adult who will stick with them until their case is resolved. Waiting because today CASA for Children can serve only 35% of the children in the foster care system. 

About Us

How We're Helping

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The Sixth Judicial District CASA Program began serving children in 1989 and serves children in Bannock, Bear Lake, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, and Power Counties as appointed by the court. We are determined to provide a CASA volunteer for every abused and neglected child.  Your support will help us achieve our vision and make the world around us a better, happier place. With the help of our tireless volunteers and staff, we serve every child in our district, organize fundraisers and provide in-depth training for our volunteers and community partners. 

Get Involved

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Are you passionate about what we’re doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality and serve every child with a community advocate. Your support will make a lifelong, positive impact for abused and neglected children. We’ll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We’re excited to have you join our team!

 

Thank You

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Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

Contact Us

Volunteer Today!

6th Judicial District CASA Program

836 East Center Street, Pocatello, Idaho 83201, United States

Telephone: (208) 232-2272 Fax: (208) 478-6987

Hours

Mon

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tue

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wed

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Thu

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fri

By Appointment

Sat

Closed

Sun

Closed

The office is closed on all major holidays