Oklahoma, CASA for Children, Inc.

CASA Cares: Stories of Hope


CASA volunteers stand up for the rights of abused and neglected children. Appointed by judges, they ensure that the needs of abused and neglected children are heard - in the community and in the courtroom.

Meet some of the young people whose lives were changed by the intervention of a CASA volunteer.


Angela: A Family Reunited

Girl Eyes  Two years ago, Angela was readmitted to the hospital, after several repeat visits. Doctors
  diagnosed her with malnutrition and “failure to thrive.” On this visit, she was brought into foster
  care for medical neglect.

  Read more about how a CASA volunteer made the change in Angela's life.



Michael: Finding a Way

Boy in Trees  Michael, the oldest of four children, had one goal - to keep his family together. He
  and his younger siblings were born to a mother who suffered from drug and alcohol

  Read more about how a CASA volunteer helped Michael find his way. 


Savannah: Hope Prevails

Teen  girl. Outside. Close up.   Savanna assumed the role of a parent at a very early age. Her mother -
  consumed by her addiction to alcohol and drugs - was seldom home to take care of
  Savanna and her four siblings.
  Read more about how Savannah's CASA helped her move forward.


Crow: A Family Made Whole

Young boys. Smile. Close up.   It was a hot July night when 5-year-old Crow woke up to find his mom gone.
  Tired, thirsty, hungry, and unsure of how to care for himself he went out in search
  of food and comfort. 
  Read more about how Crow's CASA helped him reunite with his family.


Megan: A Child Finds A Home

Baby girl. Purple dress. Pink blanket. Sleeping. Close up.   Megan was born into a life of turmoil and chaos. With both of her parents 
  addicted to drugs, there were many times that she was not provided with the
  love and care necessary for her to thrive and grow. 
  Read more about how Megan's CASA helped her find a forever home.


Jackson: My Forever Family 

Baby boy. Outside. Lawn.   One-year-old Jackson looks like any other child his age. 
  He is playful and smart, strong and active. To look at him, you would never
  know that he began his life in such a chaotic way. 
  Read more about how Jackson's CASA helped him find a forever home.


Amy: Out of Darkness and Into Hope

Mom ad daughter. Couch. Loving.   As Amy sat on the couch, preparing herself for her final court date, she couldn't
  help but think about how far she had come. Had it really only been two years 
  since DHS came into her life and removed her daughter, Keely, from her home?
  Read more about how Amy's CASA helped her family become whole.


Natalie: A Mother Renewed

Baby girl. Tule skirt. Close up.   When CASA volunteer Tammy first met Madison she was only 10 months old.
  Madison had spent her life in a home surrounded by abuse and neglect and
  was learning to adjust to a new life living with relatives. 
  Read more about how Madison's CASA helped her family heal.


Alex and Michael: Changing Together

Stories of hope. #casakidsok. Brothers. Plaid.   For most children, summertime is a time of celebration. A time to relax and
  recover from the previous year and to prepare for the next. This was not the
  case for Alex and Michael.  
  Read more about how Alex and Michael's CASA helped their family to be grow together.


Maddie's New Life

Stories of Hope. Girl. Close up.   To the naked eye three-year-old Maddie* looks like your average toddler.
  She is happy, healthy, and fully of life. But Maddie is anything but average. 
  Maddie was born into a life of chaos. At just six-months old, she was admitted
  Read more about how Maddie's CASA helped to bridge the divide for Maddie. 


Skyler and Dayton: A Family Made Whole

Stories of Hope. Family. Close up.   Skyler (10) and Dayton (7) were entering a whole new world; new homes,
  new schools, new everything. Removed from their mother due to her 
  overwhelming drug addiction, Skyler and Dayton found themselves separated.
  Read more about how the kid's CASA helped to change their family forever.


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