East Central Indiana CASA is affiliated with the Indiana State Office of GAL/CASA, which is part of the Indiana Supreme Court, Division of State Court Administration. East Central Indiana CASA is certified by the State Office and complies with the Indiana Supreme Court Program Standards and Code of Ethics for GAL/CASA programs. East Central Indiana CASA is also a member of the National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association. Volunteers from local CASA programs in Indiana advocated for 10,883 abused and neglected children in 2005. Sadly, there were still 4,226 children on a waiting list for a CASA volunteer at the end of 2005 in Indiana, and 72 children waiting for a volunteer from the East Central Indiana CASA.