Category Archives: Youth Services


Court-Appointed Special Advocates for Children

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren (CASA SHaW) is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization committed to advocating for children living in foster care in NJ. We train and supervise community volunteer advocates who identify needed services and make best interest recommendations in court. Our ultimate goal is to move all children to safe, loving, and permanent homes.

Monetary Need

Our organization needs donations for training child advocates and maintaining education programs about child abuse.

Material Need

  • 12 folding chairs with comfy chairs for our Tricky Tray event in April
  • Gently used children’s clothing, books, and toys for donation

. To donate any of the above, call 908-689-5515.


Volunteers needed. Call 908-689-5515. 



Hunterdon Youth Services

Established over 35 years ago, Hunterdon Youth Services provides more than 3,500 nights of safe compassionate care every year to boys who have been victims of abuse, abandonment, neglect and/or community children whose behaviors have escalated beyond parental control.  In addition to residential services, we provide counseling, academic enrichment, vocational training, family engagement and life skills development.

Monetary Need:

Nearly 10% of our budget must be fundraised annually to allow us to meet the daily living, recreational, food and clothing needs of our residents.

Material Need:

Our current capital needs include major items such as carpet replacement, kitchen cabinets, and vans to transport our youth.  Other capital items include laptops and netbooks to be utilized by our residents.  To donate please call 908-782-0848.

Volunteers needed. Please call 908-782-0848 or email Paul Olenick at 

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