CASA of San Mateo County Provides a Safety Net for Foster Youth

When Alyssa was 15, she came under court protection due to physical abuse. In the foster system, she endured 17 […more…]

CASA of San Mateo County

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(650) 449-7371
Director of Development: Leila Watkins


CASA of San Mateo County pairs children in the foster care and juvenile justice systems with community volunteers who provide one-on-one support, mentoring and advocacy in the courtroom and beyond. Our caring and dedicated CASA volunteers help children heal from trauma and access the services they need to thrive.

Begin to Build a Relationship

We know you care about where your money goes and how it is used. Connect with this organization’s leadership in order to begin to build this important relationship. Your email will be sent directly to this organization’s Director of Development and/or Executive Director.

I’ve never been close to anyone before, and my CASA is the first person I’ve let get close to me. That’s what I like, that our relationship can be honest. [My CASA] can tell me how it is: ‘You kind of messed up on that part, but you can do better next time.’
Jeremy, CASA Teen

Be an Agent for Change – Provide an Advocate for Vulnerable Youth

A $5,000 donation helps support one CASA volunteer and the youth they work with over the course of a year. Your donation would provide training and support for the volunteer, as well as needed supplies and activities for the youth (such as a computer for school, new shoes, or registration for a soccer team).
You can be the agent of change and make all the difference for a young person who needs CASA to support them, represent them, and help them heal and thrive.

Key Supporters

Andrew and Judy Mendelsohn
Betsy and Peter Chung
Box, Inc.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Crown Family Philanthropies
Gus Panos
John Stephenson and Beth Walsh
Joseph W. Welch Jr. Foundation
Kaiser Permanente
Kerns Fine Jewelry
Laura and David Krane
Michele and John McNellis
Peninsula Health Care District
Quest Foundation
Renee Van Dieen
Sequoia Healthcare District
Sobrato Family Foundation
Sumir Chadha
Violet M. Johnson
Family Foundation
Wollenberg Foundation