News/Events

Meet A CASA Introduces Mechele!

May 27, 2020

Have you ever wondered who becomes a CASA Volunteer? Let us introduce you to this hard-working, marathon running woman who is out to be a positive force in our community. Say hello to Mechele Knable. When asked to tell us more about how she decided to become a CASA volunteer the first sentence she responded… Read More »

CASA Information Sessions

Clark County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) is hosting multiple 1-hour informational webinar for interested volunteers or community members who want to learn more about the program. Monday, June 1st, at 6:00pm – Register Here Wednesday, June 10th, at 12:00pm – Register Here Saturday, June 20th, at 12:00pm – Register Here Saturday, June 27th at 6:00pm – Register Here CASA volunteers advocate for… Read More »

Keeping #EyesOnKids During COVID-19

May 5, 2020

In this time of social distancing, we must all work to remain socially close to children. Child abuse and neglect is likely on the rise in the face of this pandemic, as families are put under more financial and emotional stress, but reporting may be down. Children are no longer in the public eye—they are… Read More »

Thank You For Your Generosity!!

April 22, 2020

Thank you so much for your gifts supporting vulnerable children in our community! You are making a difference by making sure they continue to receive the care and attention needed during a very traumatic time in their lives. Each pinwheel bouquet represents a generous gift, ensuring staff and volunteers are able to continue visits with… Read More »

Information for Volunteers During COVID-19

April 8, 2020

See below for updates, tips, FAQs and other useful information related to working with children during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please check back often for new material. DCYF Resources and Guidance BRS Providers – Tips for Remote Visitations Caregivers – Tips for Remote Visitations Conducting Effective Remote Hearings DCYF Staff – Tips for Remote Visitations Family… Read More »

Family Resources During the Coronavirus

March 20, 2020

We understand how difficult these uncertain times surrounding the Coronavirus are on everyone. With schools now closed through the remainder of the school year, parents and caregivers are faced with homeschooling, keeping their children safe and healthy, along with managing work and other concerns. Children in foster care may experience heightened fears about their safety… Read More »

Important Event Schedule Information

March 17, 2020

As we continue to work through the impact of Covid-19, the CASA program has made the following changes to our event schedule. All in-person events and training through the end of April have been cancelled Our spring training for new volunteers is also cancelled but we are hoping to hold our summer schedule Our CASA… Read More »

Meet A CASA: Tom Paulu

March 6, 2020

  Do you sometimes wonder what inspires individuals to get involved as a CASA Volunteer? We are featuring an interview with one of our volunteers each month so you can get to know them a bit, and find out why someone decides to give their time to this unique volunteer opportunity. May we introduce you… Read More »

Coffee With CASA at Starbucks Salmon Creek

February 28, 2020

  Are you considering becoming a CASA volunteer? Do you have questions about what we do? We’ll be sipping coffee at Starbucks in Salmon Creek on 139th Saturday, February 29th 9:00am – 12:00pm. I hope to see you there!

CASA Campaign Supported by Clark County Supporters

February 12, 2020

Clark County CASA Program Sets New Direction When a critical funding source dries up for a nonprofit, filling the funding gap can sometimes take years and erode the nonprofit’s mission.  And then we have the case of Clark County CASA–Court Appointed Special Advocates. Notified that a major federal grant would not be renewed last summer, CASA… Read More »