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Carson City Foster Kids Closet
Don't   forget if your new Foster child comes to you  in the middle of the night with nothing but the pajamas she has on...
give Chris Bayer 882-6776 a call to get some emer- gency clothing for her.
THE Foster Kids closet is located at 1539 E. 5th. St. Carson City. For more info about the Foster Kids Closet, click here
 About The Coalition.
T he Carson City

Adoptive and Foster Home Recruitment and Support Coalition assists DCFS in recruiting and supporting foster parents.   clapping-baby.jpg

The primary organization members are The Carson City School Dist., The Sierra Assoc. Of Foster Families and CASA of Carson City.

In action, it's a bunch of individuals--foster parents, advocates, people from the community--who get together to get things done! 
The Child Welfare Process.
Read the law - NRS 432b

Read the outline of the process,
created by CASA of CC

What to do if you suspect abuse or neglect. Read about it in the...
Board Members Wanted!
The CASA of Carson City Board
meets every 3rd. Wednesday, 5:30 pm. at the new CASA office 1539 E. 5th St.

Interested in joining the CASA Board? Presently, opportunities are available. Please contact Chris Bayer 882-6776.
CASA of Carson City creates this eZine. 

Please help support us by sending your contribution to 

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Nevada Children Available for Adoption:

Steven- April 2001
Robert- January 2004

These brothers are kind, loving, and funny! They need an adoptive home together. Steven can be very practical and down to earth. He can be very talkative at times, but he can also be quiet, needing his alone time. He likes Pokémon cards, drawing, and video games. He also enjoys reading. Robert is bubbly, playful, and very talkative. He likes guitar, basketball, painting, drawing, Legos, and writing stories. Both boys love animals. < Read More>

For information about becoming a Adoptive Parent in Carson City and the rural counties call (775) 687-1967 or (888) 423-2659 (Toll Free inside Nevada), please email Tracy Somers
How Can YOU  help ?    
What can you do to help?
  • Come help us plan our recruitment campaigns for more foster Thank YOU homes in Carson City.
  • Help us support existing foster parents & their foster kids.   
  • Mark your calendar - meet with us every third Wednesday.    
The next Coalition meeting is... 
Wednesday, November 16th
at the CASA office
1539 E. 5th Street, Carson City. 
Call 882-6776 for more information about the Foster Coalition.  
CASA Volunteers & Foster Parents are encouraged to attend!
Bring your friends, acquaintances & co-workers

Come hear about the huge need for Foster Families in Carson City & the rural NV areas. Lets talk about what can be done to help support the exi sting ones. We welcome your ideas

We welcome everyone who is interested in helping to plan our Recruitment & Support Campaign.
For more information about fostering in Northern Nevada,  
please contact Lori Nichols, LSW(775) 684-1967.
Foster Parent (PRIDE) Training
Mark your calendars for the next Fallon P.R.I.D.E. (Foster Parenting) Training on December 2nd, 3rd & 4th!

Consider giving the best gift a child in foster care could receive this Christmas - YOU!

Call 1-888-423-2659 to learn more and/or to sign up for this training!
Low Cost Books for Kids & Teens 

L ooking for books for your foster child?

Check out the friends of the Library Book Store right across Washington Street from the Library.

Affordable books to keep and read again and again!
Who do you know?
You're Invited!

Who can you bring? 

Bring a friend or family member and help us get the word out about the kids in our community who need foster and adoptive homes.     


 The next coalition meeting is

Nov. 16th at 3:30pm  

Call me if you need directions or click on the link above for a map.       


Hope to see you there!

Chrissi Barnett 

CASA of CC Outreach Coordinator


Helpful Links
The Foster Kids Closet
- providing clothes for children in care who are in transition in the rural Carson/Douglas/Lyon county region of Nevada.

CASA of Carson City 
- information on becoming a CASA volunteer in Carson City.

CASA Across Nevada
- a listing of CASA programs across the state.

Childs Journey Home website
Childs Journey Home FaceBook
- information on becoming a foster parent in Nevada.

One Church One Child--Reno, FaceBook
 - working in cooperation with the Washoe County Department of Social Services in the area of  adoption and foster care recruitment.
Have something great going on for, or about, the Carson City Foster Family Coalition
Let us know and we'll put it in our next newsletter. 

Call/text Chrissi at 775-343-8436 or email
Be sure to put "Foster Coalition NEWS" in the subject line.