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!
Community Support Advocates is pleased to announce they were one of 11 local charities to receive 48 hours of free technical support from a team of volunteers from some of Iowa's premier technology professionals. "DSMHack, held at the Des Moines Social Club this past weekend, was fun, energetic, and extremely beneficial," said Christina Smith, Community Support Advocate's CEO. … [Read more...] about CSA benefits from Des Moines Charity Hackathon
LEGISLATIVE DAY January 31st, 2019 12:30pm - 4:00pm Iowa State Capitol 1007 E Grand Ave Des Moines, IA 1st Floor Rotunda We will talk with Legislators about the many crucial issues that impact our members and families including the negative impact that Medicaid Managed Care has had on Iowans with disabilities. Legislators are listening! There are a number of … [Read more...] about Legislative Day January 31st, 2019!
Join us - REGISTER HERE! ONLY A FEW SPOTS REMAIN FOR THE JANUARY 8TH WORKSHOP, SO SIGN UP TO ATTEND NOW. Let Community Support Advocates help you articulate your story to influence change! This is the perfect opportunity to craft your story. Speak about your experience with a voice and message that motivates the listener. You will also have the … [Read more...] about Find your voice! Advocacy Workshop January 8th – limited number of spots left!