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CASA for Children of Bergen County submitted one of the 4,000 applications received nationwide by State Farm's Neighborhood Assist Program and we have been selected as one of the top 200 causes! Our submission, along with the other finalists, are now live on Facebook and we need you to rally behind our cause, cast your vote and help us win! A $25,000 grant will be awarded to each of the 40 causes that receive the most votes! Getting into the finals was the hard part. We now have a 1 in 5 chance to win receive $25,000!


To support CASA and vote, visit the State Farm Neighborhood Assist Facebook app by clicking here get the application, then click on the "Vote" button to show your support for CASA for Children of Bergen County! The voting phase is open now until June 3 and you can vote up to 10 times per day EVERYDAY for our cause. It's so easy to vote! 

PLEASE forward this to your colleagues, friends and family to vote and help spread the word on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Our chances of winning depend on our ability to get everyone we know involved.

Thank you in advance for your help and support!




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Welcome to CASA for Children of Bergen County!


Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) volunteers are everyday people who are appointed by judges to advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children living in the foster care system. A CASA volunteer advocates for one child's case until he/she is placed into a safe, permanent and loving home.


Every year in New Jersey, approximately 9,000 abused and neglected children are removed from their homes and placed in the foster care system (including foster homes, residential treatment facilities, shelter, and hospitals). Bergen County is home to over 600 of these children. The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program ensures that these children -- victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological torment, or abandonment -- have a voice in the court proceedings that determine their fates. There are over 900 CASA programs throughout the United States. CASA for Children of Bergen County is affiliated with both National CASA and CASA of NJ.



WANT TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER: The first step is to attend an Information Session and learn all about CASA. Information Sessions will be held on the third Wednesday of the month at 10:00am and 5:30pm; you only have to attend one. These sessions will take place at One Bergen County Plaza, in Hackensack - click here for directions. If you are interested in attending a session, please call the office at 201-336-7520 or email us at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  in order to RSVP for a specific session. Upcoming Information Sessions include: May 20th & June 17th.

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