Success Stories

A Family's Story

Posted: April 6, 2016

Many of the cases we see in the court system involved abuse or
neglect which is generational in nature. CASA volunteers work with
many children whose parents were also part of the child welfare
system as youths. The abuse and neglect continues on for many of
these families...


Lauren's Story

Posted: April 6, 2016

About ten years ago, I was 11 years old and in fifth grade in
Longmont. I had moved from Columbus, Ohio two years before with my
mother and sister. We were escaping my mother's physically abusive
second husband, and though we thought that Colorado would be a new
beginning, it was really just another chapter in my mother's battle
with alcoholism and mental disease...


Jacke's Story

Posted: April 6, 2016

For thirteen years, my life had
been chaotic. I moved two or three times a year between my mom in
Georgia and my dad, who lived in North Carolina. We never had
enough food. There were days when the only thing I ate was school
lunch. And drugs were constantly around our home...


Miranda's Story

Posted: April 6, 2016

CASA Volunteer Bethany made a difference for Miranda! Bethany, a
new CASA volunteer (also a full time Miami University student) was
assigned a case involving a then 5 ½ year old little girl named
Miranda. Miranda had been thrown into the Juvenile Court system at
age 4 ½. She was removed from her parents during a police stop.