COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES (CASA) OF LAKE COUNTY - Advocacy Program

Address

700 Forest Edge
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

(847) 383-6260

www.casalakecounty.com

Service Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Description:

**During the COVID-19 response period, services will be provided via phone or web-based platforms. Call 847-383-6260 for more information.**

Matches trained volunteers with children who have become dependents of the Lake County Superior Courts. CASA volunteers function as mentors and advocates. They ensure the child's needs are being met and represent the best interests of the child.

Volunteer activities include:
- Regular visits
- Assessment of the child's situation
- Advocating on behalf of the child to the court

Eligibility:

To become a volunteer advocate:
- Must be 23 years of age or older.
- Must pass a thorough background check and screening process and successfully complete a 40-hour training course.

For advocacy services:
- Must be 18 years of age or younger and dependents of the Lake County Superior Courts

Languages:

Spanish

Program Fees:

Advocacy services: no fee.
40-hour training course for new volunteers: $50 training fee.

Intake Process:

Visit website for application call to schedule an appointment for an interview

Documents required:
- Must provide fingerprint scans and pass background check.

Contacts

Program Contact Information

Primary Contact

Program Contact Information

(847) 383-6260

Phone Numbers

Primary Phone Number

(847) 383-6260

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

700 Forest Edge
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Mailing

700 Forest Edge
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Wishlist:

CASA primarily needs volunteers and monetary contributions to help train and support those who volunteer.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Individuals interested in becoming a CASA Volunteer to help children who have suffered abuse or neglect are encouraged to contact CASA.

Contact person for volunteer opportunities: Please call 847-383-6260, send email to info@casalakecounty.com, or visit the website: www.casalakecounty.com

Date of Official Change:

February 16, 2021

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