Have you ever wondered what a typical month might look like for a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)? Our CASA volunteers report spending an average of 10 to 15 hours per month on their role. In this blog post, read the notes of CASA Sherry as she breaks down her schedule.
The commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) is one of the fastest growing epidemics in our country, with our most vulnerable children, foster children, often falling victim. Learn more about the warning signs of human trafficking in this blog post.
Most people will never see the inside of a Juvenile Dependency courtroom, but many children do. Read this post to learn more about the process of foster care and the various outcomes.
Permanent placement into a safe, secure, and healthy home is a huge milestone for our children, CASAs, and staff alike. In this post, staff members share some of their favorite adoption stories from over the years.
We picked the brains of a few of our Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers who are currently balancing work and volunteering about what a full-time employee can expect when they become a CASA volunteer.
With a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) by their side, foster youth are more likely to pass all school courses and are significantly less likely to be expelled. Read the story of Kristina and how her CASA provided support to her educational journey.
On October 15, 2019, Voices for Children officially welcomed Kelly Capen Douglas, Esq., as our new President & CEO. We invite you to watch this short video to hear directly from Kelly about what drew her to Voices for Children and the message she wants to share with our CASAs and supporters.
In order to learn more about the organization and what it’s like for our volunteers to become CASAs, one of our newest staff members went through the CASA application process, from start to finish, and wrote about the experience.