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National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Child abuse is something that occurs across the country and this month serves as a reminder of what too many children have suffered and that there are ways we can get involved in the fight to end child abuse. Please visit our Get Involved webpage to find out […]

National Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Fairy tales are often a memorable part of our childhoods. Many of us have our favorite stories we heard when we were younger. Today reach out to some children close to you and read them a story, let them practice reading to you, or invent your own stories. Imagination can be powerful and childhood is […]

Sibling Connections

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Washington County has launched a new Program called Sibling Connections. This program was inspired by Tasha Walls, our senior volunteer coordinator, when she was starting out as an intern working for our organization. Ms. Walls and her fellow group members at Salisbury University, designed the program as a class project […]

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Here at Court Appointed Special Advocates our organization is often experiencing random acts of kindness in the form of donations, volunteers, and community partnerships. Today we want to thank all those who have done random acts of kindness throughout the year, but we also want to provide a reminder that small acts can have big […]

Our Talented Community

The generosity and talent in this community continues to impress me. Today Ms. Clark and Jared donated bags they made to our organization. The bags were sewn with skill and care and are going to children who have been removed from their home due to no fault of their own and need a bag to […]

Court Appointed Special Advocates Receives National Certification Recognizing the Quality of Its Work for Abused and Neglected Children

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Washington County, Maryland, Inc. has just been awarded certification by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association.  This certification recognizes that Court Appointed Special Advocates of Washington County is in compliance with National CASA’s high standards for quality child advocacy.  The Organization/Program scored a 97.85% in overall scores in […]

New Advocates in the New Year

Judge Daniel P. Dwyer just swore in a class of seven new advocates! These amazing people are starting off the new year helping the most vulnerable in our community: abused and neglected children. We could not be more exited to be getting to work with these wonderful people and  are very grateful for their advocacy! […]

2015 Person of the Year

Joe Tischer, our board president, has been named Herald Mail’s 2015 person of the year and we think this award could not be more fitting. Mr. Tischer has been involved with our board for years and this past year he became our board president. He has a lifetime of experience helping others and continues to […]

Susan’s a CASA – What’s your superpower?

Susan has been a volunteer with us for about three years and has been an amazing advocate for the children she serves. We are so grateful to the time she commits to our organization and really to the kids. Susan started the Tote Worthy program with our organization to help provide every child, removed from […]

Thank You San Mar!

San Mar has been collecting suit cases for the children they serve. They have been getting wonderful donations from the community! The response has been so great that they were able to provide every child they serve with at least one suit case and then they were kind enough to share some of the suitcase […]