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.
11 hours ago
With just 9 days left in the month of October, the CASA Baord of Directors continues to request donations to help find the Macon County CASA need! Any donation...large or small...helps CASA reach our goal of $15,000 for the month! Go to www.maconcountycasa.org NOW to make your valuable contribution. Over 600 abused and neglected children right here in our community need YOUR help. Please share! #ChangeAChildsStory #casakids #clicknitforcasa ... See MoreSee Less
1 day ago
You know Macon County CASA’s mission is to find safe, permanent homes for local abused and neglected children. But, did you know our Advocates closed cases for 12 children just in the last month! 12 kiddos in their forever homes!
Check out this short video (2:45 min!) and see what all goes into that journey!
Then, perhaps, TODAY is the day to 𝗖𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗸 𝗜𝘁 𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝗖𝗔𝗦𝗔! We NEED your help! PLEASE SHARE this post and of you can, CLICK IT TODAY!
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2 days ago
As a Decatur transplant, Madeleine Stucky strives to help people remember how they feel from her actions. With that plan, Madeleine has become an amazing CASA friend to her assigned kiddo. Please, help us congratulate Madeleine on being this week's CASA Volunteer Spotlight and for sharing her heart of gold with our community's abused and neglected children!!
Consider joining our next CASA volunteer training class at www.maconcountycasa.org. ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations, Madeleine!! So thankful for your heart and dedication!
Congratulations Madeleine! You are a complete joy and a blessing!
3 days ago
Macon County CASA is proud to be in a network of 32 CASA organizations across the state of Illinois. Take a look as Macon County has been highlighted by Illinois CASA this week for our quality work right here in Central Illinois!! #ChangeAChildsStory #casakids ... See MoreSee Less