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To CASA Friends and Community Leaders: CASA will hold a golf tournament to raise funds for the CASA of Bell and Coryell Counties office.  The tournament is being sponsored by Wings Pizza N Things of Temple thanks to owner Mike Dent.  The tournament will be held on Monday, August 2nd, at Sammons Golf Course in… Read more »

Raising Cane’s Dine and Donate

Virginia Maloney, shift manager for Raising Cane’s in Temple, recently presented CASA Executive Director with a check for the proceeds from Cane’s Dine and Donate in April that benefited CASA of Bell and Coryell Counties. Raising Cane’s is a proud supporter of CASA efforts to work with children who have been placed in DFPS or… Read more »

First Community Foundation Donation

First National Bank Texas presented CASA of Bell and Coryell Counties with a $5,000 gift from the First National Bank Community Foundation on Friday, June 11, 2021. The funding will be used to provide more services in Bell and Coryell Counties specifically focused on recruiting and training new volunteers for CASA.  CASA provides specially trained… Read more »

10 New Advocates sworn in on June 1, 2021

Please give a huge welcome to CASA of Bell & Coryell Counties newest Advocates.  The swearing in was held on June 1, 2021 with Judge Chris Cornish preforming the swearing in.  This group of people have participated in weeks of training, observed hearings, completed homework and practiced filling out court reports as part of their… Read more »

CASA Advocate Fred Morse is presented the Love Award from Foster Love Bell County

Foster Love Bell County visited CASA today to award Fred Morse, with the Love Award. Katie McRae, Executive Director of Foster Love, spoke a few words, explaining how dedicated Fred is to his CASA children and he has worked tirelessly for the children of Bell County. Advocate Supervisor Denise Hanley, stated that Fred has diligently… Read more »

A Note of Appreciation to our CASA Advocate Volunteers

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month,  CASA of Bell & Coryell Counties would like to take this opportunity and offer our sincere appreciation to all of the CASA Advocates that work throughout Bell and Coryell Counties advocating for the child that is assigned to CASA.   CASA Advocates are appointed by the… Read more »

New Advocate Swearing In April 8, 2021

A Court Advocate is a trained community volunteer, appointed by a district judge, to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in court. Volunteer advocates independently investigate the child’s situation and make recommendations to Bell and Coryell County District Court Judges as to what permanent placement would be best for that particular child. … Read more »

National Social Work Month is March!

Meet CASA of Bell & Coryell Counties Lead Supervisor Michelle Hamilton. Michelle has worked in the field for over 10 years, with 7 of those years at CASA of Bell & Coryell Counties. She has a Masters of Social Work, and strives harder each year to meet the needs of abused and neglected children. Michelle… Read more »

Welcome to our Newest CASA Advocate Volunteers

CASA of Bell & Coryell Counties welcomed new Advocate Volunteers who fight for a child’s right to be treated with dignity and grow in the security of a safe and loving environment.  These incredible advocates were sworn in on March 11, 2021 by Honorable Judge Dallas Sims, Bell County Child Protective Court.  CASA is thrilled… Read more »

CASA of Bell & Coryell Counties St. Patrick’s Day 5K

CASA is thankful for the sponsor’s who are the greatest at giving their time, support and love to children assigned to CASA. Our goal is a CASA for every child who is in the foster care system. With help, this is an attainable dream!  Centex Technologies, Circles of Care Foster Care Service, Smile Doctors, Vista… Read more »