1. The Road to Emancipation

    Kyle* is a teenage boy who has been in foster care for many years. Like so many older youth in the system, he will likely “age out” of foster care. Without additional resources, he will officially emancipate as an adult when he turns 18. Unfortunately, that new freedom will come with all the cha…Read More

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    Making Connections, Preserving Memories

    When we reflect on what makes our visitation and exchange program special, one of the first things that comes to mind is our Harmony House property. The historic farmhouse has been well lived-in and well-loved across its life, and is a big part of what sets our program apart. Families visiting here …Read More

  3. A Hopeful Future for Youth

    “It’s cases like this that are the reason CASA exists,” says CASA Case Supervisor, DeAnn Zamora. She’s talking about a Dependency & Neglect case involving two teenage girls. The case had been open for years and involved a myriad of issues, including drugs, violence, and suspected traffic…Read More

  4. Visiting Virtually from Harmony House

    One of the girls who had regularly been visiting with her Dad at Harmony House was missing her special time with him. Dad and daughter had tried to host virtual visits to see each other during the period of mandated social distancing, but couldn't due to connection issues with their Zoom visits from…Read More

  5. New team members!

    Have you noticed? We're growing and serving more children!  As of April 30th, we had served as many children in 2019 as we did in all of 2017 and by the first week of August, we had served as many children as all of 2018.  With over 50 children on the waitlist, we have more room to grow.  Our new…Read More

  6. New Service Announcement

    May 28th, 2019 We are pleased to announce our Harmony House program is piloting the Nurturing Parenting Program (NPP) as a new service to support parents during supervised parenting time. NPP is an evidence-based program that strengthens families by teaching positive parenting skills and has been pr…Read More

  7. Swearing In – Are You Ready to Become a CASA?

    Congratulations to our newest group of advocates that were sworn in by Judge Stephen Howard on May 29th!  Swearing in means so much to those who have completed training and are ready to be assigned to a case so they can advocate for a child in Larimer County. Swearing in occurs when potential volun…Read More

  8. Brush Up!

    During a Saturday morning visitation, while the family finished their breakfast of pancakes and orange juice, the children told their Dad that they brought their toothbrushes and had one for him too! Dad showed the children how to brush every surface of their teeth, they laughed at the toothpaste ar…Read More

  9. Light of Hope 2019

    Light of Hope Recap The 2019 Light of Hope Community Breakfast for CASA of Larimer County was a huge success thanks to our event committee, speakers, table captains, volunteers, and our amazing sponsors!  Over 360 guests registered to attend the event.  Together this group raised over $90,000 with…Read More

  10. Some Stories are Hard to Hear

    Viewer Discretion Advised: Content is not suitable for younger audiences.  During the month of April, we strive to bring awareness of child abuse in our own community and provide ways for our local citezens to get involved.  The phrase "child abuse and neglect" can often feel like jargon words.  …Read More

  11. First Group of 2019 CASA Volunteers Sworn In

    On Thursday, February 21st, 16 new CASA volunteers were sworn in by Judge Stephen Howard at the Larimer County Justice Center. Many families and friends were present as these individuals took an oath to serve some of our community's most vulnerable children. After completing a preference sheet ident…Read More

  12. Ottercares Closed2Open Event Benefits Harmony House

    On Thursday, February 21st, Otter Products closed its doors to open their hearts to Harmony House. They did so in parternership with the OtterCares Foundation, the charitable arm of Otter Products. Established in 2010, OtterCares believes that one young and inspired mind can change the world. They a…Read More