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Do you believe every child deserves someone by their side this Mother’s Day?

From the beginning of time, moms have been: Our loudest cheerleaders Our most patient teachers Our listening ears Our gentle nurses Our playmates & Our dance partners Our chauffeurs Our short-order cooks Our lunch packers & Our homework helpers Moms have been: Our loyal supporters Our soft place to fall Our stark defenders & Our… 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 »

March 2022 Advocate Spotlight: Paula Piecyk

We invite you to meet Paula Piecyk, nominated by Assistant Program Director Susan Truscott and Case Supervisor Francine Stanfield.  “Paula completed her Advocate training in June 2020, right in the middle of the pandemic, and took her first case in August,” Susan said. “Paula has had six cases in her time with CASA, three of… Read more »

The Training Spot: March 2022

Spring Training Kicks Off WITH NEW CLASSES Our training calendar for March is off to a strong start with two sessions on the Texas Tuition and Fee Waiver program and the Education and Training Voucher Program (ETV). If you were unable to attend and you advocate for a youth fifteen or older, reach out to… Read more »