Macon County CASA
Court Appointed Special Advocates for children in Macon County, Illinois
The mission statement of Macon County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is to provide court appointed volunteers to advocate for the abused, neglected and/or dependent children who are involved in the Macon County juvenile court system. It shall further be the purpose of this corporation to educate the community regarding its responsibility for children who have been abused or neglected and found to be dependent.
Stacey’s advocacy has been especially helpful to foster teens with trauma.
CASA volunteer Ada Owens is truly committed to working her cases with the ultimate goal of submitting timely, accurate, fact-based reports to the juvenile advocacy judge every six months.
Longtime CASA advocate Mike Heger uses his desire to continue learning in order to advocate for his CASA kiddos with the most informed approach.
No worries…our CASA staff provides each volunteer with all the child welfare education he/she needs in order to advocate successfully for their assigned foster children.
What We Accomplish
Over 300 children in Macon County need an advocate.
For an abused or neglected child in the court and social services system, a CASA advocate can mean the difference between homelessness and a safe dwelling… dropping out or excelling in school… unemployment or a career path… incarceration or freedom… failure or success in life.