Passed during the 85th Legislative Session, Senate Bill 78 by Senator Jane Nelson gives CASA programs access to Texas’ state agency surplus computers to distribute to children and youth served by CASA. Below you will find resources, forms and links to the required training to help your program get started with Computers for CASA. You can also refer to the Computers for CASA Overview for more information.
Before requesting a computer, at least one CASA staff person must complete the Computers for CASA 101 training. This comprehensive training includes an overview of the program, steps to request a computer, software requirements, installation, and, finally, the delivery of the computer to the child or youth.
CASA programs must have both the child/youth and their caregiver sign the Release of Liability Form and should retain this form for every computer distributed to a youth through the Computers for CASA program. This is covered in the Computers for CASA 101 training.