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Children in the foster care system often have their own set of dreams that most kids can take for granted—dreams of safety, dreams of stability, dreams of home.

Our signature fundraising event includes a cocktail reception, raffles and auction, seated dinner, and entertainment.

Your attendance will help make foster care a time of safety and healing for vulnerable children so that they can move on to even bigger dreams tomorrow!

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Our Mission:


When a child is rescued from abuse or neglect it’s a great thing.  But then what? Who speaks for the child after the headlines? In St. Louis, that someone is Voices for Children.  For 38 years, only Voices for Children and our volunteers have stepped up,  representing children’s best interests in court and in the community. 

History shows that Voices for Children makes a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable among us.  Won’t you be a part of that difference?  


Emily's Dragon

Emily's Dragon tells the emotional story of a young girl removed from her home and placed in foster care, and how her CASA volunteer made a difference during this critical point in her life. 


About Us

Voices for Children (a non-profit 501 (C) (3) tax exempt organization) is the only Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA Volunteer) member program in St. Louis City and County. We serve children and youth from birth through age 20 from all regions of the area.

St. Louis is home to more than 1,600 fostered youth. For us, this is unacceptable. Our dedicated team of child advocacy attorneys, social work professionals and support staff, serves nearly 650 children and youth and supervises over 330 CASA Volunteers.

Learn More


CASA 101


Ever wondered why CASA volunteers are needed or what they really do? This video will answer those questions perfectly!
Thanks to For The City for creating this video:.

Want to learn more?

ATTEND our Next CASA Volunteer Orientation Session:


Thursday, April 25 | 5:30pm-6:30pm
Wednesday, May 22 | 5:30pm-6:30pm
Thursday, June 27 | 5:30pm-6:30pm

All sessions are held at the St. Louis County Courthouse
105 S. Central Ave, Clayton MO 63105 Room 537

CONTACT Manager, VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT for more information and to RSVP!

Beth Fultz
p  314.615.4594  l  c  314.560.4240   l  f  314.615.0621


$1.5 Billion

the cost INCURRED by the state of missouri due to child abuse and neglect


Get Involved

Voices’ advocates do what no one else does; ensuring children in foster care have a strong voice in the critical decisions that impact their lives. Stronger outcomes for foster children reduce these costs by getting kids out of care faster and preventing future problems. 


become a casa volunteer

CASA volunteers change the lives of abused children, helping them move from foster care to a safe, stable home while getting the services and support they need for a chance at a brighter future.

Make a Donation

Your donation to Voices for Children  can effect permanent change in the future of a child and the future of the St. Louis community. Voices’ cost to provide high-quality advocacy is $1,500 per child, per year.