CASA Training

Training to become a Maine CASA volunteer is by invitation only and is based on successful completion of a written application, reference and background checks, and a personal interview. Acceptance to the CASA roster also requires completion of the four- day training conference and a satisfactory post-training interview.

To apply to become a Maine CASA volunteer, please visit the Maine CASA website or contact the CASA Office at: casa@courts.maine.gov, 207-287-5403 or fax: 207-287-7553.

The mailing address is: CASA, Administrative Office of the Courts, Family Division, 171 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0171.

CASA training is offered three times per year. Applicants who have been invited to the four-day training conference, who live more than 50 miles from the training site, are eligible for free overnight accommodations during the training period on a double occupancy basis. Continental breakfast and lunch are also provided during the CASA training program.

In-Service Training

All active CASA volunteers in Maine are required to attend a minimum of 12 hours of in-service training each year.

Please contact the CASA office for information about in-service training program times and locations.

Other Training Opportunities

See the State of Maine staff education and training page.