You can join the hundreds of Connecticut volunteers who help abused and neglected children get what they deserve -- a safe, permanent home and hope for the future.
An affiliate of the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program, Children In Placement is the first CASA program in the state.
Children In Placement is fostering a better way for Connecticut's children.
Thanks to the efforts of her CASA volunteer shown in the photo with her, Christina is living in a safe home. When her mother was battling substance abuse, it was easy for a judge to grant the grandmother temporary guardianship – it happens all the time. But when the mother comes back to court to regain custody of her child, the judge often has to make a decision based on two completely different stories from mom and grandma as to the living conditions in each house. What is the judge to do? .
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Foster Club AllStar
Jahvern spent 8 years in the foster care system, and says he is the person he is today because of it. “I truly believe that part of my life was just a stepping stone and a learning experience. It’s helped get me where I am today and it will not be forgotten.” Now he is officially one of Connecticut’s FosterClub AllStars and a leader of Children In Placement’s empowerment program for youth.
If you are bilingual and want to help Connecticut’s Spanish speaking children and families, we need you.
Connecticut Youth Alliance serves the best interest of the child throughout placement… and beyond.
To become a child advocate you must be 21 years old and complete five days of training.
We welcome everyone.