As a CASA Volunteer, regular community members become a force for good in the life of an abused or neglected child.
Your gift helps CASA recruit, train, and support nearly 300 active volunteers who advocate for the best interests of victims of abuse.
Imagine what it must be like to be pulled from the only home you've ever known and thrust into a sea of new faces and places.

Who We Are

Imagine what it would be like to lose your parents because they can't - or won't - take care of you. Now, into your life come dozens of strangers: police, foster parents, social workers, and more.  A CASA brings stability to a life that sorely needs it.

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Volunteer

CASA is the only volunteer organization that empowers everyday citizens as appointed members of the court. Volunteers are teachers, business people, retirees, stay-at-home moms, grandparents, college students; extraordinary people who want to make certain the voices of abused children are heard.

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Donate

A gift to CASA is the gift of a brighter future. Your contribution will provide in depth training for new volunteers and ongoing one-on-one support for our advocates throughout the duration of their child's case. Choose to change a life today.

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We advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the juvenile court system because every child is entitled to a safe, permanent home.

News And Events

Meet CASA's Newest Volunteers 11/16/2017

Meet CASA's Newest Volunteers

On Thursday, November 16th Judge Valerie Ceckowski swore in fifteen newly-trained CASA volunteers.

Congratulations to Leyda and the Greenawalts! 11/02/2017

Congratulations to Leyda and the Greenawalts!

Four years after being placed in the Greenawalt household as a foster child, Leyda and the Greenawalt family finalized the paperwork for their adoption process.

Winnetka Living Features CASAs 11/01/2017

Winnetka Living Features CASAs

The November edition of Winnetka Living featured the incredible CASA volunteers who hail from Winnetka.

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I Am for the Child

“I Am For The Child” Society

Children have a basic human right to be protected, nurtured, cherished and supported. Join us as we work to ensure the safety and protection of all abused and neglected children in Lake County.

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