With the community spread of COVID-19, Community Support Advocates closed our office to visitors and guests effective March 17th, at 12pm through April 30th, 2020, and we have moved all of our employees to remote working. We have also closed our Momentum Art studio and programming through April 30th, 2020. Our number one priority is the protection of our members, our staff, … [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
Exhibition Community Support Advocates is celebrating 15 years of presenting the (MOMENTUM): Works of Growth & Recovery art exhibition. Our one night only exhibition attracts hundreds of visitors and art enthusiasts in the community. Whether you are receiving traditional services or not, we invite Iowa artists to submit their work to be considered for the exhibition. … [Read more...] about CALL TO ARTISTS: 15th annual Exhibition of Growth & Recovery!
"Community Support Advocates is proud to be selected to serve as a host site for the 2019 Campus Compact AmeriCorps summer program," says CEO Christina Smith. "We are currently recruiting for applicants to fill our summer Volunteer Program Development position through Americorp. This position is for 300 hours of service between either June and September or June and November, … [Read more...] about CSA Partners with Iowa Campus Compact to build Volunteer Program
Momentum Art Studio is a community of artists using art and the connections they share to build resiliency and to overcome barriers from mental health and disability. Community Support Advocates is pleased to share A Night with Momentum: Speakeasy Art Auction. Through this auction of art by Momentum artists, as well as other Iowa artists who support their work, we hope to … [Read more...] about Art Auction is LIVE!
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE! -or- VOLUNTEER AT THE SPEAKEASY … [Read more...] about A Night with Momentum Speakeasy Art Auction!