A new program will extend CASA’s work with foster children to age 26, if needed, to help them become independent as they age out of the foster system. The program was announced Wednesday by Martha Gershun (right), executive director of Jackson County CASA, and Lois Rice, executive director of CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties.
A new program will extend CASA’s work with foster children to age 26, if needed, to help them become independent as they age out of the foster system. The program was announced Wednesday by Martha Gershun (right), executive director of Jackson County CASA, and Lois Rice, executive director of CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties. Rich Sugg rsugg@kcstar.com
A new program will extend CASA’s work with foster children to age 26, if needed, to help them become independent as they age out of the foster system. The program was announced Wednesday by Martha Gershun (right), executive director of Jackson County CASA, and Lois Rice, executive director of CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties. Rich Sugg rsugg@kcstar.com

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