Archive for May 2019

Meet Colleen

Baby Colleen was placed in foster care at 2 months old after being removed from her home for neglect. Now at 6 months, Colleen’s CASA is supporting her single father in his role as a first time dad as he seeks to regain custody of his daughter.The CASA helped him vet daycare options, prepare to…

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Meet Jimmy and his CASA Franny

At the time his CASA met him in May of 2017, Jimmy was a 12-year old boy who had been in a residential treatment facility since 2015 and involved in the child welfare system since the age of 3. Jimmy had experienced domestic violence and physical abuse with his family of origin. The parental rights for…

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Executive Director

The Opportunity Boston CASA, a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to ensure a safe and permanent home for court-involved children in Suffolk and Middlesex County, seeks a visionary Executive Director to lead the organization into a successful new chapter, building on the foundation of nearly thirty years of success. Since 1982, Boston Court Appointed Special…

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Meet David

Seventeen-year-old David has been in DCF custody for two years following the death of his mother, his grandmother’s illness, and the lack of other family members to care for him. David has significant intellectual disabilities and will be in the long-term care of the state. His CASA volunteer Jean, is in regular contact with his clinicians at…

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