1. New Beginnings with Family Connections

    Some cases at the Family Connections program go through ups and downs over time, just like we all experience in our own families. The Reid* family first started supervised visitation back in 2018 where Haley, then aged 6, would visit with her dad, Stuart. This family sought out our services due to S…Read More

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    Stepping Up for Siblings

    It’s undeniable that the sibling relationship is a special and often formative relationship within families. Whether that bond is close or complicated, the shared history, points of reference, and stories of growing up make the sibling bond precious. There can be an ache in children and youth who …Read More

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    Safety for the Whole Family

    Many families accessing services with Family Connections have histories of domestic violence. Often in those cases, the children have witnessed traumatizing altercations between their parents, but still love them both and want to spend time with each parent safely. Part of the work for our Case Mana…Read More

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    Together While Apart

    Advocating for a child's best interest inside and outside of the court is a tremendous responsibility, but it's just one part of what makes a CASA volunteer so incredible. At the most basic level, what a CASA provides for a child who has experienced the trauma of abuse or neglect is showing up, seei…Read More

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    Rekindling Connections

    Connection is a powerful thing, and families access our Family Connections services at a variety of different points along their journeys. Some families begin visitation or exchange services due to new conflicts at home, some begin services during a time of recovery from past trauma. Several years a…Read More

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    CASA Spotlight: Erin

    Here at CASA of Larimer County, we’re constantly amazed by the creativity and commitment of our volunteers. We know that for many children and youth in the foster care system, their CASA volunteer is the one stable adult in their life. We also know that the connection those kiddos feel to their CA…Read More

  7. Harmony House Upgrades

    Over the past two years, the leadership at CASA of Larimer County has dedicated time and effort to provide maintenance and repairs to the Harmony House.  “We want to be intentional that we are using this property to its fullest and maintaining it in a way that creates a welcoming home environment…Read More

  8. How One CASA Made a Difference

    When Mary first met her CASA child she wondered immediately how she would be able to make a difference as twelve-year-old Holly was severely autistic, non-verbal and not toilet trained.  But Mary got right to work, reading books about autism, contacting experts and reaching out to community special…Read More

  9. Bike to Work Day

    June 26th was the 32nd annual Bike to Work Day in Fort Collins.  Each year on the fourth Wednesday in June, FC Bikes hosts its signature Bike Month event: Bike to Work Day.  Fort Collins Bike to Work Day is a biannual event to encourage people to bicycle for transportation, experience the benefits…Read More

  10. Website Refresh made possible by Madwire

    We love the look and feel of our new website!  That's thanks to the talent and generosity of the team at Madwire.  Not familiar with Madwire?  Madwire is based in Fort Collins and offers world-class digital marketing software & highly skilled professional marketing services. Cassidy Lundm…Read More

  11. 2018 Light of Hope Breakfast

    Thank you for joining the movement to provide a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), to every child in need of an advocate! With nearly 300 in attendance, we raised over $56,000 in donations and recruited six new volunteers interested in volunteering at CASA of Larimer County. The photos below h…Read More

  12. April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

    April is National Child Abuse Awareness month. Join the campaign and help us raise awareness and support for over 1,700 children in Larimer County impacted by abuse and neglect. There are over 500 children each year involved in a Dependency & Neglect court case due to child maltreatment and CASA…Read More