About Us

Our History

The Citrus County Abuse Shelter Association (CASA) is a private, non-profit organization that was incorporated on May 2, 1983. CASA began with local volunteers with a mission to empower victims of domestic violence to become independent.   

Our Mission

The mission of the Citrus Abuse Shelter Association (CASA) is to help victims and survivors of domestic violence by providing shelter, safety, intervention, and education, and to educate the community for social change. 

Our Vision

 Our vision is to end domestic violence by:

  • Providing a safe, supportive environment
  • Instilling confidence and self-esteem
  • Supplying information and resources
  • Teaching individuals and children non-violent alternatives
  • Encouraging people to realize personal goals
  • Acting as agents of social change


No person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin sex, age, or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to unlawful discrimination under any program or activity receiving or benefiting from federal financial assistance and administered by (CASA). Foreign language and certified sign language interpreters or alternative auxiliary aids will be made available at no charge to the client.  CASA will provide accommodations, including American Sign Language interpreters, assistive listening devices, alternative formats of printed materials and real-time captioning upon request for persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or are living with disabilities.