Category: Volunteer Story

CASA volunteer fosters love of reading with comic books

Volunteers like Sara make a life-changing difference for children and youth.

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CASA volunteer helps teen reconnect with her community

Mary* is a volunteer with Oakland County CASA in Michigan. She was assigned by a judge to the case of 17-year-old Anna*, who was being parented by an aunt and uncle after the untimely death of her mother when Anna was 7 years old.

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CASA volunteer helps siblings reunite with their mom

As the pandemic unfolded in 2020, Aileen continued her visits virtually, and gradually transitioned to socially distanced in-person visits with the siblings and their mother.

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CASA/GAL volunteers help children with developmental disabilities thrive

Lisa*, a volunteer from CASA Youth Advocates in Media, PA, advocates for 15-year-old Jared* who is currently housed at a residential facility.

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CASA of Larimer County volunteer helps siblings thrive

At first, Sam focused in part on ensuring the boys could have normal childhood experiences with a reliable adult, and on getting to know them.

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CASA volunteer’s focus on family leads to kinship adoption

Shaun* was removed from his parents and placed in foster care nearly 10 years ago.

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CASA volunteer’s support of children helps birth parents thrive

Holly says that her relationship with the family taught her about the value of being present.

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Sisters find home again with the help of their CASA volunteer

Jasmine and Liliana’s CASA volunteer stayed by their side.

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With a CASA volunteer’s help, children reconnect with their mother

There is much to be done when it comes to maintaining important connections between children and their incarcerated parents.

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