During June, LGBTQ Pride Month, CASA for the Cross Timbers Area (CTA) is casting a spotlight on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth in the foster care system, and the need for LGBTQ and LGBTQ-affirming volunteers to advocate for their safety and well-being. CASA CTA recruits and trains Court Appointed Special Advocates, or… Read more »
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The CASA for the Cross Timbers Area staff, along with members of the Board of Directors, spent Saturday, April 17 together at the Foster’s Home for Children ropes course participating in team building activities. CASA CTA executive director Mindy Wooley organized the event in order to build a stronger bond between the staff and the… Read more »
On Wednesday, May 26 at the CASA for the Cross Timbers Area (CTA) office, the Honorable Judge David Barkley officially swore in six new CASA volunteers. Also known as Court Appointed Special Advocates, these amazing volunteers will work with CASA CTA to advocate for children and families involved in the foster care system in Bosque,… Read more »
CASA for the Cross Timbers Area (CTA) is calling for community members to step up and advocate for children and families involved in the child welfare system in our area. Each year, hundreds of children in our service area are confirmed victims of child abuse and neglect. These children have experienced terrible trauma, and their… Read more »
Children in foster care deserve to have their voice heard. Now more than ever, CASA volunteers are needed to make sure that the best interest of children in foster care is represented. At CASA for the Cross Timbers Area, we are seeing an increase in removals and are in need of caring advocates to represent… Read more »