Child Advocates of Fort Bend

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Christmas Home Tour Starts Friday

Gearing up for the tour (L to R) are: Ashley Stephens, Nancy Dale, Teri Canal, Julie Steidley, Child Advocates of Fort Bend Events Specialist Tarina Sheridan, Michelle Cano, Mary Favre and Theresa Shmerling.

Homeowners and the 2021 Christmas Home Tour Committee are busy with final preparations for the 30th annual Child Advocates of Fort Bend Christmas Home Tour. Set for Friday, December 10 and Saturday, December 11, the tour will feature homes in Sienna, First Colony Sweetwater and Hillcrest Estates in Richmond. Tickets are available online at www.cafb.org and at several Fort Bend locations including the Randalls locations in Pecan Grove and on Highway 6 in Sugar Land. A complete […]

Partnerships Lead to Great Homes for Children: Child Advocates and Its Partners Celebrate National Adoption Day

Fort Bend County 328th and 387th and 505th District Courts Finalize 13 Adoptions The Honorable Judge Walter Armatys and The Honorable Judge Janet B. Heppard and The Honorable Judge Kali Morgan finalized 13 adoptions on Friday in celebration of National Adoption Day. An Additional 17 children were adopted out of the foster care system earlier this year. The Fort Bend County 328th, 387th, and 505th District Courts joined courts across the country in opening their doors on National Adoption Day […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend and its Partner Agencies to Celebrate National Adoption Day, November 22

The Honorable Judge Walter Armatys and The Honorable Judge Janet B. Heppard and The Honorable Judge Kali Morgan Kick Off National Adoption Day to Help Finalize More Than 125,000 Adoptions Nationwide This Friday, the Fort Bend County 328th, 387th, and 505th District Courts are joining forces with courts across the country opening their doors on National Adoption Day to finalize adoptions of children from foster care and to celebrate all families who adopt. Here in […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Celebrates National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month, and Child Advocates of Fort Bend is celebrating and supporting the many families in our community who have welcomed a child into their home through adoption—with a special spotlight on adoption by relatives. “As advocates for the best interests of children in foster care, we at CASA have seen family take many forms. All loving families are beautiful,” said Ruthanne Mefford, CEO of Child Advocates of Fort Bend. When we […]

The Harry S. and Isabel C. Cameron Foundation Awards $5,000 to Child Advocates of Fort Bend

Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) is delighted to be a new grant recipient of The Cameron Foundation, whose support is critical to help fill the funding gap that the agency is experiencing over this 18-month period due to impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. The grant award will support the agency’s services for child victims of abuse whose suffering has been met with alarming increases in severity and incidences of abuse since lockdown from the […]

FRIENDS of Child Advocates of Fort Bend to Host Fall Tea & Crumpets on October 15

FRIENDS of Child Advocates of Fort Bend, an auxiliary volunteer group supporting Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB), will host their annual Fall membership drive with Tea & Crumpets at Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Davis George Campus (5403 Avenue N in Rosenberg) on Friday, October 15th from 1-3pm. The public is invited to attend for a tour of CAFB’s campus, visit with old friends and new and join FRIENDS as a member. Membership dues of […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Announces 2021 Christmas Home Tour Dates

While you are busy trying to escape the heat and get in the groove of the new school year, Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Christmas Home Tour committee is busy preparing for its 30th annual Christmas Home Tour on December 10 and 11, 2021. This event began 30 years ago as a fundraiser to keep the agency’s doors open. A group of volunteers, many of whom are still involved in the agency, opened their homes, decorated […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Placed Among Top 200 Grant Finalists

Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) has placed among the Top 200 finalists out of two thousand entries nationwide for the chance to win a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist® grant. CAFB is also the only Child Advocate program in the state of Texas to be a finalist. If selected as one of the 40 finalists from the voting campaign, CAFB would use the grant to support training and awareness for victims of sexual abuse and […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Receives 2021 Best of Rosenberg Nonprofits Award for 2nd Year in a Row

Once again, Child Advocates of Fort Bend (CAFB) has been selected for the 2021 Best of Rosenberg Award in the Nonprofit Institutions category by the Rosenberg Award Program. As a result, CAFB now qualifies for the 2021 Rosenberg Business Hall of Fame. Each year, the Rosenberg Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of […]

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Swears-In First Exclusively Male Volunteer Class

With a shortage of male volunteers and several cases that would best be served with a male advocate, Child Advocates of Fort Bend hosted a Volunteer Pre-Service Training exclusively for men called MEN OF CASA. “Studies show that children with a consistent, positive male influence in their lives achieve more academically, are more likely to abstain from using drugs, demonstrate greater ability to take initiative, have better physical well-being and better evidence of self-control,” stated […]