June is Pride Month

June is PRIDE month. This is relevant to our work with the foster care population because, according to the Human Rights Campaign, 1 out of every 3 youth in foster care identifies as LGBTQIA+.  While they enter the foster care system for the same reasons as non...

Bergen CASA Bulletin – Winter 2023: Lucy’s Letter

Dear Friends of Bergen County CASA, I am thrilled to share the remarkable progress we’ve made this year in continuing to ensure (since the onset of the pandemic in 2020) that EVERY eligible foster child has a dedicated Advocate! So far this year our Advocates...

Lucy’s Letter: Advocate Holiday Newsletter 2023

Dear Advocates, I’m thrilled to share the remarkable progress we’ve made this year in ensuring that EVERY eligible foster child has a dedicated Advocate! Despite the challenges in child welfare, your adaptability and commitment have been truly remarkable....

New CASA Video for Parents

This video presentation helps the viewer to better understand and evaluate relationships as it pertains to domestic abuse and violence. As we continue to raise needed awareness of domestic violence in our communities, Joelle Piercy from Safe + Sound Somerset, walked...