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NEEDED: Education Committee Volunteers

Hello Advocates! Children in care often fall behind in school due to their life experiences, trauma behaviors, unaddressed disabilities, truancy, and mobility. Our Advocates are a wonderful resource for building networks to meet the unique needs of children in care. I would like to call on willing Advocates with experience in education (teachers, school administration,… Read more »

Program Notes: January 2022

Happy New Year! The new year has brought a number of changes to CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County. We are thrilled to be in our new building, and if you have not been by to see it yet, we would love to have you. It already feels like home and we could not be… Read more »

A Message from the President & CEO – January 2022

Happy New Year! I always enjoy the beginning of a new year with the opportunity to start with fresh energy and perspective. Here, at CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County, we are starting the year in our new home, The Rock Center for Child Advocacy! The space is beautiful, and we are even more excited for… Read more »

December Advocate Spotlight: Julie Jones

This month, we invite you to meet CASA Advocate, Julie Jones. Thanks so much to Julie for taking the time to answer a few questions for us. Julie was nominated by her CASA Case Supervisor, Destin Hudek, who shared the following about Julie and her advocacy efforts: “She is always available, dedicated, and brings such… Read more »

From the Development Desk: December 2021

By Lindsay Miller, Development Director We have loads of news and excitement to share with you this holiday season! Let’s talk about this year’s Gala… Presented by Huntsman, our annual CASA Speaks for Kids Gala — Escape to Paradise: A Night in the Tropics — is scheduled for Saturday, March 5, 2022 and will be… Read more »

Collaborative Family Engagement: Reflecting on the Past Year

A look back… Reflecting back on 2021, we are so proud of each and every one of our Advocates for doing a tremendous job serving and identifying healthy connections for the children served by CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County. It is because of our amazing Advocates that Montgomery County has had one of the… Read more »

Program Notes: December 2021

We have just completed the first quarter of the new program year. Since September 1st, 42 new children have come into care in our county due to abuse and neglect. As we head into the holidays, over 350 children are in care in Montgomery County. Thankfully, every one of those children has an Advocate working… Read more »

A Message from the President & CEO – December 2021

The holidays, while a time of joy for so many, are a time that accentuates loss for children in care. Even children in caring placements have a loss of tradition and family. This is even further magnified for children in Residential Treatment Centers (RTCs), psychiatric hospitals, and for Children Without Placement (CWOP). When I was… Read more »

Important News from CASA Child Advocates!

November 23, 2021 I have some exciting news to share with you this holiday season… We’ve moved! Just last week, CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County, the county’s only organization appointed by the court to advocate for abused and neglected children, moved our offices to the historic Falvey-Miller House at 505 North Main Street in… Read more »

Support children in foster care in our county… While you shop for the holidays!

SHOP AMAZONSMILE Sign up and shop on AmazonSmile (and if you choose, designate “Child Advocates of Montgomery County” as the beneficiary of your generosity…) Shoppers who start at https://smile.amazon.com will find the same Amazon they know and love, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the price of eligible purchases to the… Read more »