Thank you for your interest in volunteering as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)! This unique volunteer opportunity allows you to become a court appointed advocate for abused and neglected children in Summit County.

Steps to Apply:

  1. Fill out an application and email/mail/fax it back to our office. (We can mail or email the application if requested).
  2. Schedule an interview.
  3. Select a training session from the training schedule
  4. Complete the 35 hour training
  5. Be sworn in by the Judge or Magistrate

Please contact Sarah Harvan 330-643-4549 or with any questions about the program or the volunteer application process.

Mailing address:

Summit County Juvenile Court

Attn: CASA 

650 Dan St.

Akron, OH 44310