1. Nurturing Families by Empowering Parents

    Last fall, the Harmony House case management team began piloting a new service-- a parent education program called Nurturing Skills for Families. The purpose of the program is to help families flourish by providing them skills and knowledge to help them parent more successfully. Parents work one-on-…Read More

  2. Finding a Family for a 12 year-old

    Johnny* entered foster care when he was three years old, after both of his parents were incarcerated. He was adopted by his grandma but reentered the system at 12 years old when she passed away. After several placements over only six months, Johnny was sent to a residential treatment center. Because…Read More

  3. The Missing Link

    Jamie was nervous about becoming a CASA volunteer. She didn't have a background in Human Services or lots of experience with kids, but she wanted to help. Would she really be able to make a difference for the children on her case? She didn't have to wait long to find out. Jamie was assigned to a cas…Read More

  4. Advocating Beyond the Courtroom

    When substance abuse and domestic violence made their home unsafe, two sisters (ages 12 and 7) were removed and placed with their grandparents. Their grandparents were in very poor health and unable to drive, which made managing the trauma and transition extra challenging for the children. The 12 ye…Read More

  5. Quality Time in a Safe Environment

    After criminal charges for her substance abuse, Angie was referred to Harmony House for supervised visitations with her children. She had several pending trials and was just getting sober. She and the children's father did not get along and were constantly in court fighting over custody. Visitations…Read More

  6. From Listening to Advocating

    Glenda is a CASA volunteer serving on her third case.  "There is a saying, 'Be who you needed when you were younger.' That's why I advocate," says Glenda. Like many of our CASA volunteers, she has been a fierce advocate and in this month's mission moment, we share her story that exemplifies what it…Read More

  7. Ben’s Journey Home

    6 year-old Ben had already been through a lot when Jennifer was assigned as his CASA. Placed in foster care because his parents couldn’t adequately provide for his safety, Ben exhibited a lot of behavioral issues as a result of trauma he had endured during his first years of life. Shortly after be…Read More

  8. A Love for the Great Outdoors

    If you look at him today, you might describe 11-year-old Sam as a bright eyed and adventurous little boy. And while that may be true now, that has not always been the case. Sam spent most of his younger years scared. Not only did he grow up in a home where drinking was the norm, his parents also suf…Read More

  9. Mason Finds a Forever Mom

    Because of you, he will recover from trauma. For three long years, Mason wanted to be safe, have a permanent home, and to have a mom.   Mason’s case opened due to severe sexual abuse and both he and his sister were suffering from severe trauma. He changed foster homes several times, moved to dif…Read More

  10. So Many People; One Little Girl

    She can have a brighter future. Lacey was just one-year-old when she was removed from her parents due to domestic violence and substance abuse. Lacey’s father was incarcerated and her mother, Becky, struggled with sobriety and homelessness. Eva, a CASA volunteer, was assigned to Lacey’s case jus…Read More

  11. 2018 Keynote Speaker

    Good morning everyone! Thank you so much for having me! As Sabrina mentioned, my name is Courtney Walter. I grew up in Elizabeth, Colorado, which was once a small town, but now has a Walmart – which is big time in a town like that. My brother, Brandon, is 16 months younger than me and was and stil…Read More

  12. A Child’s Live Moves Forward

    My name is Will. I am 12 years old. I was nine years old when I met my CASA volunteer, Cheryl. My brothers, sisters and I didn’t have any place to live before that. When I was in foster care, I moved to 15 different homes in two years. Most of my brothers and sisters were adopted, but not me. My a…Read More