As of March 18, 2020:
While the world feels a little strange, we are focused both on the health of our community, and the safety, health, and well-being of our foster children. They may feel the most alone in these moments, but we haven't given up! Even though we cannot have human-to-human contact right now, we still have a job to do. Staff is working to ensure an active communication is taking place during these trying times. They will be making many phone calls to check on the well-being of our children, encourage the advocates to make phone-visits with their kiddos, and treat this entire situation calmly. You may not be able to visit us, but you can still contact us! There are many ways to contact CASA of Tulare County staff:
You can call our offices and leave a message: 559-625-4007
You can access our website and submit a web inquiry:
You can send us a message on any of our social media pages; Facebook will have a faster response time.
A note from Executive Director, Eric Johnson:
These are extraordinary times. Amid the spread of COVID-19. We hope everyone is taking care of and exercising precautions as prescribed by local health authorities. CASA of Tulare County is well-positioned to meet the challenges thanks to our infrastructure, Board of Directors, and our exceptional staff. Based on the direction from public health authorities as well as, our Governor. We have provided employees who would normally work from our main office in Visalia, and our outlying office in Porterville the ability to work remotely, effective immediately. CASA of Tulare County is continuing to operate under normal business hours, Monday through Thursday 8 am to 6 pm. If you have any concerns or questions regarding the Program side of the organization. Please contact Alberto Ramos at or by phone(562)480-1348.
We thank all of our partners in the community, the many men and women continuing to work to provide for our basic needs, our volunteers, staff, and all of our CASA family, for remaining united and strong during these difficult days. While our communities are at-risk. It has been encouraging to see the work you are doing toward the greater good. We will continue to do everything in our power to support our volunteers and kiddos.
Eric Johnson, Executive Director