About CASA


Our Values

Compassion for children – a sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it.

Advocacy for justice for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court system.

Service to the community built on trust and responsibility.

Acknowledgement and Respect of others diverse cultures, lifestyles and spirituality


Quick Facts:

  • CASA DeKalb County Inc. was founded in 1993, serving all of DeKalb County, Illinois
  • CASA has over 65 DeKalb County residents as volunteer advocates
  • Annually, CASA serves over 200 abused and neglected children in DeKalb County, Illinois.
  • CASA advocates provide over 9,500 hours of volunteer service each year
  • CASA has over 25 local attorneys who volunteer their services on behalf of CASA

Our Volunteers:

CASA trains community members as volunteer advocates for abused and neglected children in DeKalb County. A CASA volunteer stays with each child until the child’s court case is completed by having the child placed into a safe, permanent and nurturing home.


Facets of Hope – National CASA

 To find out more about the CASA program at the state or national level, visit the Illinois CASA and National CASA websites. 


 It is the policy of CASA DeKalb County, Inc. to not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, recipient of an order of protection, marital status, physical or mental disability/handicap or military status in any of its activities or operations. For more information, contact CASA at casa@casadekalb.org.