CASA-EP challenges locals to be a superhero for kids

October 1 – October 31 – Martinsburg, W.Va. – Every child needs a champion, someone in their corner who will fight for their best interests. This October, CASA of the Eastern Panhandle is hosting its second Superhero Challenge to raise support for the most vulnerable children across the region. Unlike a normal road race during […]

Six New Volunteers Sworn in to Advocate for Kids in Foster Care

Martinsburg, W.Va. – Six new community members were recently welcomed to the ranks of volunteers for children and youth in the Eastern Panhandle. Sworn in by The Honorable Judge Steven Redding, the new Court Appointed Special Advocates are community volunteers who ensure that children have a safe, permanent and caring home in which to live. […]

Help a Child Thrive: Train to Become an Advocate

CASA-EP volunteers participate in a nationally-accredited training and development program that consists of 35 hours of pre-service training. Classes are conducted online, in person and through independent study. We’re especially excited in 2021 to introduce Guided Learning as an entirely online, self-paced option. This means training can fit with your schedule and pace, which works […]

Advocate Advisor June 2021 edition

The Advocate Advisor Newsletter is CASA’s news update for the Eastern Panhandle of WV. Articles highlight recent activities, dates to remember, events, fundraising information, and much more. Learn how your amazing Unity Campaign support earned an amazing $11,300 towards the Fostering Futures program. View images of the new office, read about Diversity and Inclusion, meet […]

CASA volunteers are “heart” of the organization

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Heart, backbone, superhero, inspiration are just some of the words used to describe CASA volunteers, which work daily to change the lives of children who are unfortunate to find themselves in the court system. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Eastern Panhandle connects children who have been through the 23rd Judicial Court for child […]

Virtual Open House – featuring CASA Tiffany Remsberg

Watch the most recent Open House from April 22, 2021. This session offers a chance to learn more about CASA advocacy in preparation for upcoming training cycles. Meet the team, get details on our local program, and hear from a current advocate, Tiffany Remsberg, about what volunteers do to help vulnerable children in the Eastern […]

First Class of CASA-EP Volunteers Sworn in for 2021

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CASA-EP welcomed eleven new advocates on March 12, 2021, volunteers who will work one-on-one with children and youth who need someone to be their eyes and ears in the court, at school, at home and in our community. Read the entire article from The Martinsburg Journal.

Kids and Parents in Need in the Eastern Panhandle

Over 520 children in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle were involved in cases of abuse and neglect in 2020, a year rife with chaos for many across our nation and world. CASA-EP staff discussed local, state and national trends in response to changes seen over the past year and the deep need for support as we […]

LaBrosse named 2020 CASA Volunteer of the Year

Journal-News – CASA of the Eastern Panhandle recently announced the winner of the 2020 Volunteer of the Year Award. Pati LaBrosse, of Martinsburg. Read the entire article at