CASA Programs (English)

Economic Empowerment Initiatives
  • A bridge to the Hispanic business community and relevant Nassau County departments
  • Link with Nassau County Office of Economic Planning
  • A conduit to Nassau County government with Hispanic businesses and chambers of commerce for partnership opportunities
 Housing Assistance 
  • Partner with Nassau County Housing Department for outreach and bilingual support
  • Advocate for more affordable and safer housing on Long Island for all residents, particularly in minority communities
Community Resource & Referral
  • Provide bilingual assistance to clients seeking information about existing community and/or state and federal agency services related to employment, health, housing, and educational concerns
  • Provide Intake, needs assessment, referral, and follow-up to appropriate resources
 Immigration & Naturalization Services
  • Assist clients with immigration and naturalization cases. C.A.S.A.'s immigration staff facilitates each client's completion of required INS forms, timely submission of all documents, and provides follow-up for each client.
Adult Education Program
  • Free English as a Second Language (ESL), GED in Spanish, and Computer Skills are offered six days, and five evenings a week throughout the year at C.A.S.A. for all adult Nassau County residents. The classes are funded by the Hempstead PS District Adult and Community Education Program and by education grants.
  • Advocate in a variety of areas including: landlord / tenant complaints, consumer rights, employees injustices, human rights, and wherever necessary
  • Support county departments in strategic planning to address the needs of the Hispanic community
  • Link Hispanic constituents with local legislators and officials
Community Outreach
  • Provide socio / cultural information of the Latino community to various agencies, throughout other communities and to media sources
  • All of the immigration services and services to the community are provided by C.A.S.A.'s bilingual counselors