NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 By Cherie Schroeder Yolo County Foster Kinship Care Program Local families are needed for local foster children, newborns through transitional age youth. Winter can be harsh on children and families. During the month of November and into early December there was a definite up-swing in the number of children Yolo [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER of WEST SACRAMENTO – Yolo CASA, a nonprofit that specializes in advocating for children as they spend time in the foster care system, needs new volunteers. Training provided. Successful volunteers will spend time with the child they’re paired with, talk to professionals and caregivers in that child’s life, and advocate in the [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Find out how to become an advocate for an abused or neglected child in foster care. Check out CASA by visiting www.yolocasa.org, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (530) 661-4200. Training for new volunteers begins Aug. 21. Copyright News-Ledger 2013
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 10, 2013 Attend the River Cats game on July 13 and support local Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) programs, which help represent children in foster care situations. For tickets, go to www.rivercats.com/fundraisers, selected CASA YOLO, and use the offer code: “Child.” Tickets are $10-22, and may be printed on your [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — June 19, 2013 – West Sacramentans are invited to learn more about becoming a foster parent. “Most people have a false impression of foster children,” reported Cherie Schroeder of the Foster & Kinship Care Education Program at Woodland Community College. “They are kids who at no fault of their own are [...]
FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – Every year, over a hundred children in Yolo County need foster homes to shelter them from abuse or neglect. Learn more about what it takes to be a foster parent. Attend a free session from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29, at the local library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. For [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Interested in learning more about becoming a foster parent? Attend a free introductory workshop from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at Woodland Community College, Room 727. For information, call (530) 574-1964 or visit www.yolofostercare.com. Spanish-speakers may call Marcia, 956-9299.