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The mission of Colonial CASA is to recruit, train, and support volunteers to promote the best interests of children giving them the opportunity to thrive. CASA provides Court-Appointed Special Advocates who are voices for abused and neglected children, and matches adult Mentors with youth 10-18 years old to build trusting relationships, competencies, and self-efficacy skills.
Colonial CASA is a Member of National CASA.   



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1 in 7 Children Experience Abuse and Neglect


Court proceedings directly impact them, and yet they are often the only people absent from the proceeding.  .


CASA is the only court advocacy program speaking up for these children in Williamsburg, James City County, York County and Poquoson.


We stand in the gap to give a child a voice and promote their best interests in court.

Experiencing traumatic things as a child puts you at risk for lifelong health effects. The CDC’s new report confirms this, finding that Americans who had experienced adverse childhood experiences, such as abuse or neglect, witnessing violence at home, or growing up in a family with mental health or substance abuse problems — were at an even higher risk of dying from the top 10 leading causes of death.

Join Court Appointed Special Advocates – Change a child’s story.

Contact Chantelle Richardson at 757-229-3306.



Youth will change the world…

                                Be part of the change.

 Volunteer today with Colonial CASA as a

                            Volunteer Youth Mentor.


          Contact Melissa Degaraff at 757-229-3306.

Contact Us

Tel: (757) 229-3306
Fax: (757) 229-3972
3917 Midlands Road, Ste 2A
Williamsburg, VA 23188

Office Hours

Monday -Thursday 8:00 – 4:30
Friday: 8:00 – noon – working remotely