We are excited to announce that 2017 is Community Support Advocate's 20th year in business! In celebration, we are holding a Community Carnival at our office the evening of August 26th from 3-8pm. The Carnival is our way to say thank you to our members, families, and to the Community who have supported us for the past 20 years. When CSA started in 1997, we had only a handful … [Read more...] about Community Support Advocates turns 20!
Vote today to help CSA receive up to $100,000 in grants at : http://act.usatoday.com/submit-an-idea/#/gallery/60445384. Support CSA's submission to USA TODAY Network’s “A Community Thrives” grant contest. Community Support Advocates plans to open Momentum Art Studio this summer, a studio for artists wtih disabilities. The studio will be among the first phase of artist … [Read more...] about CSA to Open Studio for Artists with Disabilities
New Momentum Art Studio for individuals with disabilities asks for your vote April 12 - May 12 Community Support Advocates’ USA TODAY Network “A Community Thrives” video submission requires votes to win grant support for a new art studio planned in Mainframe Studios Des Moines, Iowa (April 10, 2017) - Community Support Advocates (CSA) is planning a new art studio for … [Read more...] about New MOMENTUM Art Studio Needs Your Vote
Join Community Support Advocates on Thursday, February 2nd at 1pm at the South end of the Rotunda. We will talk with Legislators about the importance of finding a permanent and sustainable fix to funding regional mental health and disability services. Come share your story and let your representatives know why services for individuals with disabilities are critical to you, your … [Read more...] about CSA Hosts Legislative Day at State Capital
The Community Support Advocates Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Michael Miller as it's newest Director to our Board. The CSA Board of Directors is a volunteer Board that provides oversight and guidance to the organization. Michael Miller is an owner and the COO of the ESCO Group, an electrical engineering and automation company with locations in Marion and Des Moines, … [Read more...] about CSA Board Welcomes New Director
Art is a powerful tool to build resiliency and encourage recovery. Through our Art Access programming we are bringing free art workshops, supplies and events to individuals with disabilities in Central Iowa. Join us on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 10am-2pm at the CSA office for a fun Holiday Fundraiser in support of MOMENTUM: Art Access. Shop wonderful products from Mary … [Read more...] about Holiday Fundraising Bazaar to Support Art Access Program