Nassau County CASA

About Nassau County CASA

About this Organization:
C.A.S.A. has the crucial mission of coordinating services for the Latino community that will help educate, empower and integrate individuals to be self sufficient participants in social, economic and civic life. Establish relevant links for the Latino community, community based and business organizations with all pertinent County government departments including but not limited to the areas of: Public Safety, Health and Human Services, Economic Development and General services such as Parks/Recreation and Emergency management. To make informed, appropriate culturally competent recommendations for policies and services provided, or lack thereof, to all Nassau County government departments, the County Executive and servicing agencies receiving County funding. To help determine effectiveness and adequacy of services provided by departments, to help to coordinate those services and identify emerging needs in the Latino community. To facilitate partnership, training and support services to County Departments to help integrate the Latino community. To support departments in creating and implementing individual plans (outreach, bi-lingual staffing, culturally competent initiatives or service etc.) according to respective areas of responsibilities, mandate and expertise i.e. Housing, Health, Industrial Development, and Board of Elections regulations for limited English voters. Support and help monitor appropriate practices in the culturally competent provision of services by departments to the growing Latino and the limited English speaking community the largest minority group and fastest growing segment of our population. To identify resources in the Latino community to partner with on county-wide initiatives or projects. To carry out certain limited direct service programs as deemed needed and/or appropriate.

Legal Services Provided
Civil Rights
Consumer Law
Employment Law
Immigration Law
Public Benefits
Real Estate Law
Websites & Blogs
Nassau County CASA Website
Contact & Map
40 Main Street
Hempstead, NY 11550
Phone: 516-572-0750
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