January CASA Chronicle

Happy New Year from Fairfax CASA! In 2022, we look forward to continuing our advocacy for the abused and neglected children we serve and keeping kindness a priority in our…

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Give the Gift of Hope

We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say, ‘It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.’ Then…

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How to help foster children during the holidays

The holidays are all about comfort, family, and making memories filled with happiness and joy. Unfortunately for some children in foster care, the holidays can be filled with instability, separation…

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Staff Recommendations – December 2021

This month’s picks include a TV series that echoes back to one of our August recommendations, a gripping documentary used recently in one of our CASA continuing education sessions, and…

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Fiona’s Adoption Success Story

Baby Fiona* entered foster care after testing positive for cocaine at birth. It was reported that her biological mother did not receive any prenatal care and was struggling with substance…

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Hannah’s Adoption Success Story

Baby Hannah* came into care after being born substance exposed. She was placed in foster care immediately following her discharge from the hospital in November of 2019. Her foster parents…

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Meet Our 2021 Light of Hope Award Winners!

Each year our CASA family and members of the court and community gather to celebrate the work our CASA volunteers did over the previous year for the abused and neglected…

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Ryder’s Adoption Success Story

1-year-old Ryder* entered foster care after he was found wandering around a hotel, without supervision. His mother struggled with substance abuse and could not properly care for him. Ryder and…

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Staff Recommendations – November 2021

This month’s picks include a TV series going viral, a community conversation tying back to one of our October staff recommendations, and one of the rawest and impactful documentaries our…

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Give Hope for Giving Tuesday

Join the Fairfax CASA community on November 30, 2021, for #GivingTuesday! When you make your gift on #GivingTuesday, you become part of a global movement of giving and make an…

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