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Yellowstone CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is a group of community volunteers who speak up for abused and neglected children in Yellowstone County. The CASA concept is based on the commitment that every child has the right to a safe, permanent home. CASA volunteers are appointed by the courts to gather accurate and complete information about the child’s circumstances, serve as the child’s advocate in all facets of the child protection system, and make objective recommendations in the best interest of the child. Volunteers receive training and work with just one or two cases at a time. They make a commitment to spend 5-15 hours a month for at least 18 months. CASA volunteers make a difference, one child at a time.

Yellowstone CASA Happenings

April Advocate of the Month!

 Nancy has been a CASA Advocate since 2010 and has served 4 children. Nancy is one of Yellowstone CASA’s top Advocate recruiters. Yellowstone CASA has... Read More

Shop Gainan’s Online & Help YCASA!

When ordering from gainans.com click Helping Hands on the check-out page and select Yellowstone CASA. Gainan’s will donate $2 to Yellowstone... Read More

CASA Moves Into New Home (KULR-8)

KULR-8 Television, Billings,... Read More

Guest opinion: Volunteer to help abused, neglected Montana kids

9/8/13: One of my favorite fall sounds comes from the school playground a block from my  house. If I am lucky enough to be... Read More

Winter 2013 Newsletter

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5/5/13 Billings Gazette article: Court-appointed advocates helping more families

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4/15/13: YCASA’s Pat Bellinghausen is MT CASA Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to YCASA’s Pat Bellinghausen, who in April 2013 was named Montana’s CASA Volunteer of the Year. Pat joined Yellowstone CASA in 2010, and... Read More

YCASA Receives “Provider of the Year” Award

12/19/2012—For Immediate Release  Yellowstone CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) received the Provider of the Year Award from the Yellowstone County Family Drug Treatment Court... Read More

Golf Tourney 6/14/13

12th Annual CASA Cup Golf Tournament NEW! EARLY START! Friday, June 14, 2013, 8am shotgun start, Briarwood Golf Course. Scramble format. Foursomes of all... Read More

Welcome Jen Daniels!

Jen Daniels comes to Yellowstone CASA from 9 years in Colorado as a Foster Care Coordinator and Placement Supervisor with Ariel Clinical Services. Daniels... Read More

Article: We Can Do Better: Improving Educational Outcomes for Foster Youth

By National CASA CEO Michael Piraino. For many children, back-to-school season is a time of new opportunities: schedules to figure out, new teachers to... Read More

State CASA Volunteer of the Year!

4/24/12–Gloria Trevizo of Yellowstone CASA was awarded the State CASA Volunteer of the Year award in Helena last week. Here is the full story:... Read More

YCASA Receives Gift from Debt Reduction Services

Yellowstone CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is the fortunate recipient of a $300 gift from Debt Reduction Services in Billings. Debt Reduction Services has... Read More

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Bike Ride Sat. 8/17/13

  Click for Entry Form Click for Pledge Sheet Click for Business Sponsorship 2ND ANNUAL BREAK THE CYCLE OF ABUSE CHARITY BIKE RIDE! COME... Read More

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Dec 13, 2012 is CASA Night at the Theatre

Tickets on sale now for “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” After rave reviews in 2011, Yellowstone CASA will again be partnering with Venture... Read More

YCASA Welcomes Two New Board Members

Yellowstone CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is pleased to announce that Diane Redenius and Dr. Sara Nyquist have joined its board of directors. Diane Redenius... Read More

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