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CASA Community Action Stops Abuse, has been working in the Tampa Bay area since 1977 providing refuge, crisis intervention, advocacy, professional training and community outreach to break the silence that isolates victims of domestic violence and prevents them from a life of hope, independence and peace. CASA staff members understand the courage it takes to disclose abuse, and they work with the community to build a network of support for survivors and their children.

Latest News

Domestic Violence Knows No Boundries
Posted on 12/19/2014

Yesterday, we learned that Rochelle Tatrai-Ray, CEO of Gulfcoast Jewish Family & Community Services, headquartered in Largo, was murdered... Read More

Ways to Support CASA This Holiday Season!
Posted on 12/01/2014

Interested in ways to give back to your community? From Amazon Smile to #GivingTuesday to Emergency Shelter donations, we could always use your support and we have so many opportunities for you to help! Read More

Upcoming Events

"A Good Night's Sleep" Luncheon - 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015

Join more than 200 community leaders and local residents as we work together to make sure that everyone has an opportunity to feel safe. CASA provides lifesaving services to more than 10,000 men, women, and children each year. Help families in your community get a good nigh... Read More

CASA’s Blog: The Purple Post

Making Decisions by Consensus in Shelter Work
Posted on 02/28/2015

Many of the small shelters in the early years modeled themselves after the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and decisions were made by consensus.  Some groups organized themselves with... Read More

Jewish Leadership in the Battered Women’s Movement
Posted on 02/21/2015

We were all slightly embarrassed to realize we held anti-Semitic attitudes toward Jewish women’s leadership. Some thought that all Jewish women were wealthy, so domestic violence just didn’t happen at the same level in that community... Read More

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