Fairbanks CASA Program
The Fairbanks office is dedicated to serving the families residing within Alaska’s interior.
The Fairbanks CASA program is managed by Kaelan Kiernan. Learn more about Kaelan's background and experience here.
Who We Serve
We believe that every child in Alaska's child welfare system who needs a CASA volunteer should have a CASA volunteer.
In 2021, the Fairbanks CASA program served 66 children/youth, from infants to youth older than 18 years, roughly half of which were Alaska Native/Native American.
"My assigned youth was sent to the residential treatment center in Fairbanks… and was having a very hard time coping with his new situation. I'd like to think I had a positive impact. Even though he would look at me like, ‘Who is this old white dude and why is he here?’ and stuff like that, I just kept showing up and I think he got the sense that I wasn’t gonna go away.”
-Fairbanks CASA Volunteer
In 2021, there were 23 active Fairbanks CASA volunteers ranging from young professionals to stay at home parents to retirees. It is our goal to honor the unique history and culture of each child, and as such, we seek CASA volunteers from diverse backgrounds.
If you or someone you know would make a good Fairbanks CASA volunteer, contact us today!
Training and Continuing Education
Fairbanks CASA Pre-Service Training
If not listed in our events calendar, please contact the Fairbanks CASA office for event details on our next pre-service training.
Continuing Education and Community Engagement
Contact the Fairbanks CASA office for details on continuing education and community engagement opportunities.