primary role is to advocate for the best interests of children
involved in abuse and neglect cases in court. CASA advocates through
the services of intensively trained volunteers known as Court Appointed
Special Advocates (CASA Volunteers).
to become a Court Appointed Special Advocate
CASA volunteers are ordinary people, helping
an extraordinary way!
Vermilion County is offering the 30-hour child advocacy
pre-service course for Court Appointed Special Advocates. All CASA
volunteers are required to attend pre-service training. The nationally
recognized curriculum includes information on the Juvenile Court
Process, Child Abuse and Neglect Laws, Childhood Development, Risk
Factors of Child Abuse, and much more. View our training
flyer below for more information. Email our Advocate
Coordinator or call 446-5975 for registration information.
April 23 - May 21 Tuesdays 5:00
PM - 8:00 PM
15 hrs Classroom
15 hrs Online
interested in training but the training
dates and times won't work for your schedule? Please email
or call us to
express your interest and indicate a schedule that will work for you.
We offer the 30-hour course 2 to 3 times per year, and if we
consensus, we will certainly accommodate by scheduling the training
you part of a group or
organization that would
be interested in
learning more about CASA and the children we serve? Call or e-mail
to set up a presentation or to get information for your
of CASA of Vermilion County is to
advocate for abused and neglected children within the Juvenile Court
System, by training and managing volunteers to represent those
children's best interest to the Court.