Macon County CASA
Court Appointed Special Advocates for children in Macon County, Illinois
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a national association in the United States that supports and promotes court-appointed advocates for abused or neglected children in order to provide children with a safe and healthy environment in permanent homes. CASA relies on community volunteers to act as a “voice in court” for abused and neglected children to safeguard the children’s best interests and ensure that they are placed in safe homes as quickly as possible.
In Illinois as of FY 2017, 16000 children are in foster care. 5,708 children were served by CASA, 34% were adopted, 42% were returned home.
Macon County CASA is a member of the National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association based in Seattle, Washington. Macon County CASA is also in good standing with Illinois CASA. Macon County CASA gratefully receives financial donations from Various grants and donations, including United Way of Decatur as well as, donations from local corporations, community groups and grants to help expand our program and better serve our community.
12 hours ago
Be sure that in 2020, you're committing your time to help our community's abused and neglected children. Become a CASA advocate! Spend up to 10 volunteer hours a month to ensure that a foster child is safe.
Class begins January 9th. Go to www.maconcountycasa.org to complete your online application today!!💙❤ ... See MoreSee Less
1 day ago
Don't forget to get ready for our event!! Cookies, conversations, and CASA information! Please come and bring a friend and some cookies to share!!💙🍪❤ ... See MoreSee Less
Macon County CASA is attending an event at Decatur Downtown Historic District.
2 days ago
The Macon County CASA float was bright, festive, and AMAZING as usual!! A big thank you to retired judge Ted Paine who always supports CASA in unique and profound ways like entering us in EVERY parade and keeping his truck parade ready! Hoping our recruiting signs help us fill a few more spots in our January 2020 upcoming volunteer training!❤🎄🎁💙 ... See MoreSee Less
Sharon Kautz Renfro Tiffany Bohm
Great message on the float!