July CASA Chronicle

Summer seems to be flying by this year and our July chronicle is already here! We are busy here at CASA with training new volunteers, handling new cases and recruitment…

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June Staff Recommendations

Our staff recommendations for June continue to focus on uplifting the voices of youth in foster care. Because of their life experiences, these youth are truly experts in the child…

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Allyship at Fairfax CASA

A core tenet of CASA advocacy is to ensure that the children we serve have a safe, trusted, and reliable adult. Every child we work with deserves to feel physically…

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Carlos’ Foster Care Success Story

Carlos entered foster care at the age of 15.  He had previously immigrated from Central America, experiencing multiple traumatic events during the trip to the United States, and had been…

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Julia’s Foster Care Success Story

Julia entered foster care after she disclosed that she was sexually abused by her stepfather. Since coming into care, Julia has lived in two different foster homes, has changed social…

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Kyle’s Foster Care Success Story

Kyle came into foster care at the age of 17 after disclosing long-time abuse by his parents. He was initially placed in a youth shelter and quickly transitioned to a…

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May Staff Recommendations

In honor of Foster Care Awareness Month, our staff picks highlight the topic and take a deeper dive into important narratives told by foster youth themselves. This month’s picks include…

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Fairfax CASA Success – Trevor’s Story

Trevor* was removed from his mother’s care in October of 2020 due to physical abuse. A CASA was assigned and began to work with Trevor. The CASA immediately recognized that…

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