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CASA4Teens Program: For Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County is focused on improving teen outreach. The “CASA4Teens” program (formerly the “Fostering Futures” program), aims to increase successful outcomes for youth aging out of foster care. Therefore, We are working diligently to provide the following: A resource directory for teens, caregivers, staff, and Advocates. The directory will outline available… Read more »

June 2022 Advocate Spotlight: Meredith Wedin

We invite you to meet Meredith Wedin, nominated by Case Supervisor Karen Vegas.  “In her five years with CASA, Meredith has served ten children through her work on seven cases,” Karen said. “She is a kind and gentle spirit who approaches families with the perfect balance of grace and tough love.” We asked Meredith to… Read more »

Program Notes: May 2022

CASA expands its work in family engagement and TBRI As I think back over the past month of Child Abuse Awareness, I am reminded that the work of our Advocates is so powerful, and it is changing children’s lives in the child welfare system. Our Advocates are working each day for the best interest and… Read more »

May 2022 Donor Spotlight: James and Angela Pung

Board President emeritus James Pung and his wife, Angela, SHARE the value of casa serving 100 percent of kids in foster care in Montgomery county This month we invite you to meet the Board President Emeritus James Pung and his wife, Angela. James and Angela have been involved with CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County… Read more »

The Training Spot: May 2022

CASA continues to offer new classes in May May is shaping up to be an active month with several in-service learning opportunities! We have the pleasure of hosting Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare at our CASA office for an in-person Youth Mental Health First Aid training on May 11th at noon. This is a unique chance for… Read more »

May 2022 Advocate Spotlight: Tammie Manchester

We invite you to meet Tammie Manchester, nominated by Case Supervisor Karen Lee.  “Tammie shows an incredible amount of care and compassion for everyone involved in her cases,” Karen said. “She goes above and beyond to encourage parents and speak up for the children in her cases.” We asked Tammie to share about her experiences… Read more »

From the Development Desk: May 2022

By Lindsay Miller, Development Director We are kicking off the summer season with some exciting events and announcements! First, after our CASA Bingo Night last summer was such an amazing success, we knew we wanted to host another bingo event in 2022. Fast forward a few months, and as we were looking into potential venues,… Read more »

CASA Celebrates 30 Years Serving the Children of Montgomery County

By Ann Marie Ronsman, President & CEO | CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County On October 25, 1990, a small but determined group of community volunteers organized by Pat Chuber and Betty Gowing met to discuss the formation of a CASA program in Montgomery County. Few in attendance that night could have imagined the impact… Read more »

April 2022 Advocate Spotlight: Taryn Gordon

We invite you to meet Taryn Gordon, nominated by Family Engagement Manager and Case Supervisor Destin Hudek.  “Taryn is hardworking and compassionate, and she loves children,” Destin said. “She always goes above and beyond in her casework, and she is a strong Advocate for reunifying families! Taryn is a beautiful person inside and out, and… Read more »