Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Central Kentucky, recognized Uspiritus as its Community Partner of the Year at its annual Justice Served Luncheon on April 23. CASA Executive Director Will Constable noted that Uspiritus has welcomed CASA representatives to participate in treatment team meetings on behalf of foster children, share concerns about the needs of the children, partner in the Family Reunification Program and continually collaborate regarding the needs of foster children and youth.
Uspiritus has a variety of programs in place to serve abused children and youth statewide. These include residential treatment, therapeutic foster care, independent living, family reunification, and personal assistance for those placed in Uspiritus’ care.
CASA is a United Way Agency and receives grants from the Kentucky Justice Cabinet (VOCA) and The Crusade for Children.
Uspiritus is a merger between Bellewood Home for Children and Brooklawn Child & Family Services. It provides a broad continuum of care for children in Kentucky, offering services including therapeutic foster care, a family preservation program, residential treatment, community based services and independent living.