Community Support Advocates is celebrating its 16th year of presenting the (MOMENTUM): Works of Growth & Recovery art exhibition. Whether you are receiving traditional services or not, we invite Iowa artists to submit their work to be considered for the exhibition. For all details and entry requirements CLICK HERE. … [Read more...] about CALL TO ARTISTS: 16th annual Exhibition of Growth & Recovery
With the community spread of COVID-19, Community Support Advocates closed our office to visitors and guests in March and our staff continue to provide services both remotely and through community outreach. Our Momentum Art Program also continues to be closed at this time. Our number one priority continues to be the protection of our members, our staff, and our community. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Update
Facebook Fundraiser In times of uncertainty, what gives us hope is the knowledge that together we do extraordinary things. Resilience and wellness through the arts are more important than ever. Though our physical doors are closed and we've gone virtual, but we can do more! Help us fundraise May 5th for #GivingTuesdayNow to bring art supplies out into the community to our … [Read more...] about May 5th – #GivingTuesdayNow
CSA has partnered with NAMI Greater Des Moines to sponsor We Are Here. With You. and bring a world-class speaker series to our community. The series kicks off April 8th at 12:00p CST and features Michael Veltri. Registration link: https://www.weareherewithyou.com/services/michael-veltri … [Read more...] about We Are Here. With You.
With the community spread of COVID-19, Community Support Advocates closed our office to visitors and guests effective March 17th, at 12pm until further notice, and we have moved all of our employees to remote working. We have also closed our Momentum Art studio and programming until further notice. Our number one priority is the protection of our members, our staff, and our … [Read more...] about COVID-19
CSA Advocacy Day at the Hill Talk with Legislators about the issues that impact Iowans with disabilities! Join Community Support Advocates on March 3rd at 12:30pm at the South Rotunda of the Iowa Capitol for CSA's Advocacy Day! Legislators are listening! There are a number of bills in both the House and Senate right now that could impact how disability services … [Read more...] about CSA Advocacy Day at the Hill
LAUGH & LOSE COMEDY SMACKDOWN 2020! Get in while there is still time! Community Support Advocates' Laugh & Lose presenting sponsor is The Funny Bone! Join in supporting artists with disabilities through this Momentum fundraiser - check out details on sponsorships here! … [Read more...] about Announcing Laugh & Lose 2020!
It just takes a few minutes and a few clicks to make a big difference in the lives of those living with disabilities and mental health diagnoses. You can show your generosity and support today by donating to our Facebook Giving Tuesday campaigns! FACEBOOK FUNDRAISERS HEREor create your own fundraiser for CSA! … [Read more...] about Giving Tuesday!
Momentum: Works of Growth and Recovery is a one night only remarkable exhibit featuring the art of individuals who identify as having a disability, traumatic brain injury, or mental illness. Celebrate World Mental Health Day by recognizing the talents of these incredible artists and their work! Momentum Art Exhibition is free and open to the public. Select art will be for … [Read more...] about 15th Anniversary Exhibition!
Community Support Advocates is proud to be named a Top Iowa Workplace by the Des Moines Register for the 8th year in row. "This award is incredibly meaningful, because it is determined by our employees," said CEO, Christina Smith. "The past few years have been an extremely challenging time to work in health care. We believe our mission to Partner for Growth and Resiliency … [Read more...] about CSA Named Top Iowa Workplace