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Virtual Visits With CASA Kids

Here are a couple ideas on how you might have virtual visits with your CASA kiddos. Create a vision board: The CASA or the caregiver can provide the child with pictures from a magazine that reflect the child’s feelings or future aspirations. Then the CASA and their case child can assemble it together via FaceTime […]

Have you heard?

Court Advocates for Children is looking to hire an Executive Director. After over twenty years, Carol Pidduck has announced her retirement as Executive Director to take place June 30, 2020. The board expresses its tremendous gratitude to Mrs. Pidduck for her years of service, vision and leadership.  “Carol has dedicated 20 years to Court Advocates […]

KITTITAS COUNTY YOUTH AWARDS

Kittitas County Youth Award Nomination Period Morgan Middle School teacher Mike McCloskey and his committee of volunteers are calling for nominations of young people deserving of recognition. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14. Eligible youth include those aged five to 19 by December 31, 2019, or a group of youngsters within that age group. […]

Volunteer of the Year Awards

The Judge Alumbaugh Volunteer of the Year Award Each year, through the Judge Alumbaugh Volunteer of the Year Award, we honor an individual that inspires us to become better, and to do better, on behalf of the children we all serve. Volunteers are the cornerstone of our organization and are vital in advocating for the […]

2020 Annual Business Awards Nominations

Court Advocates for Children is pleased to be nominated for Non-Profit of the Year.   It has always been our vision that as a community, Kittitas County would be aware and committed to the efforts of Court Advocates to secure safe, permanent, and loving home for abused and neglected children in Kittitas County.  To be nominated […]

Celebration of Hope – 2019

Ellensburg, Washington (January 10, 2020) – December 3, 2019, Court Advocates for Children hosted its 34th Annual Auction and Dinner, Celebration of Hope, at Sue Lombard Hall. This event is a celebration of Court Advocates’ work in the community advocating for abused and neglected children. “Celebration of Hope is an inspiring and fun-filled evening to honor […]

Mission & Vision

Our mission is to provide trained independent volunteers who promote and advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the justice system of Kittitas County. Our vision is a community that is aware of and committed to the efforts of Court Advocates to secure safe, permanent, and loving homes for abused and […]

Reaching Permanent Homes

For a child, having a caring, consistent adult to put your best interests before all others’ can make all the difference. CASA/GAL volunteers help children find the road home, wherever it lies. In 2018, children with a CASA/GAL volunteer reached a permanent home an average of 1.8 months faster, when compared with all children in […]

CASA Rocks 2019 – A HUGE success.

Ellensburg, WA (September 27, 2019) – September 21st, Iron Horse Brewery hosted the second annual CASA Rocks – Cornhole Tournament to benefit Court Advocates for Children. This year’s charity tournament brought 45 teams to the Rotary Pavilion to compete in a fun-loving game of cornhole.  The tournament started at approximately 2:30pm and lasted until we had our […]

CASA Rocks – Cornhole Tournament 2019

Last year Ironhorse Brewery hosted our first annual cornhole tournament to benefit Court Advocates for Children. It was a huge success. Over 40 teams competed and over 100 people showed up to support the advocacy of our most vulnerable citizens, the children of Kittitas County. Bands, Cobrahawk and Steeltoe Metronome kept the crowd rocking while […]

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Court Advocates for Children for Kittitas County
Court Advocates for Children for Kittitas County
Thinking of all of you. How are your families? Please let me know if you need anything. I am the community health nurse. Your health care providers want to do well child visits. They may want to do it by telehealth. Some clinics are doing drive through vaccinations. I can do developmental screening by phone which gives you ideas for activities. If you need books, I can try to get them delivered. Michele RN. 509-306-1740
Court Advocates for Children for Kittitas County
Court Advocates for Children for Kittitas County
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Court Advocates for Children for Kittitas County
Morgan Middle
wanted to get a morning message out to kids!
Court Advocates for Children for Kittitas County
Court Advocates for Children for Kittitas County
Now more than ever our kiddos need community support. This change is hard for them too. Follow us for tips on things to do with your kiddos during this quarantine.