Giving a Voice to Abused and Neglected Children in Saline County Illinois

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 Training sponsored in part by Ameren Illinois and the Poshard Foundation

UPCOMING EVENTS

Golf Tournament: September 25, 2020 

 

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NEWS

June 4, 2020

Voice for Anti-Racism

CASA of Saline County stands in solidarity against any kind of injustice, violence or brutality that inflicts undue harm on...
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May 7, 2020 / Fundraisers

CASA Needs Support

When children are forced into isolation in stressful environments, the power of a CASA Volunteer is greater than ever. A...
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April 1, 2020

COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CASA office is closed as of March 19, 2020 until further notice.  We are...
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January 6, 2020

Saline County IL Year End Statistics

CASA of Saline County served 108 children in the foster care system in 2019. The underlying circumstances in the cases...
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January 6, 2020

Children of Substance Abuse Parents and CASA

According to the Center on Addition:  Children whose parents abuse alcohol and other drugs are almost 3 times more likely...
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January 6, 2020

Signs of Possible Child abuse and Neglect

Possible Neglect:  Inadequately dressed for the weather (e.g. shorts and sandals in freezing temperatures), appear to be excessively listless and...
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October 17, 2021 CASA of Saline County was at Paul Emery Park in Harrisburg for the Sunday in the Park event. It was a lot of fun with games, food and entertainment for the community. Several area churches had an opportunity to spread the gospel. We really enjoyed our time there. Pictured left to right: CASA advocate Cheryl Rister; CASA Executive Director Mary Jo Agin; CASA Board Secretary Kristin Kyle; CASA Educational Advocate Barbara Hunt Agin. ... See MoreSee Less

October 17, 2021 CASA of Saline County was at Paul Emery Park in Harrisburg for the Sunday in the Park event. It was a lot of fun with games, food and entertainment for the community. Several area churches had an opportunity to spread the gospel. We really enjoyed our time there.  Pictured left to right: CASA advocate Cheryl Rister; CASA Executive Director Mary Jo Agin; CASA Board Secretary Kristin Kyle; CASA Educational Advocate Barbara Hunt Agin.

October 17, 2021: CASA of Saline County was at Paul Emery Park in Harrisburg for Sunday in the Park. It was a great event for the community with games, food and entertainment and an opportunity for area churches to spread the gospel. Pictured left to right: CASA advocate, Cheryl Rister; CASA Executive Director, Mary Jo Agin; CASA Board Secretary Kristin Kyle; CASA Educational Advocate Barbara Hunt Agin. ... See MoreSee Less

October 17, 2021: CASA of Saline County was at Paul Emery Park in Harrisburg for Sunday in the Park. It was a great event for the community with games, food and entertainment and an opportunity for area churches to spread the gospel. Pictured left to right: CASA advocate, Cheryl Rister; CASA Executive Director, Mary Jo Agin; CASA Board Secretary Kristin Kyle; CASA Educational Advocate Barbara Hunt Agin.

Hi everyone! If you haven't already. Please link your Kroger rewards card to our organization (AJ726). You get great Kroger products and we get a little portion that comes back to our organization. The instructions are below. As always, thank you for your support!

Simply register online at krogercommunityrewards.com
Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up.
If a member does not yet have a Kroger Plus card, please let them know that they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger.
Click on Sign In/Register
Most participants are new online customers, so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the ‘New Customer?’ box.
Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your email address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions
You will then get a message to check your email inbox and click on the link within the body of the email.
Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.
Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.
Update or confirm your information.
Enter NPO number (AJ726) or name of organization, select organization from list and click on confirm.
To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.
REMEMBER, purchases will not count for your group until after your member(s) register their card(s).
Do you use your phone number at the register? Call 800-576-4377, select option 4 to get your Kroger Plus card number.
Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger Plus card when shopping for each purchase to count.
... See MoreSee Less

Hi everyone! If you haven't already. Please link your Kroger rewards card to our organization (AJ726). You get great Kroger products and we get a little portion that comes back to our organization. The instructions are below. As always, thank you for your support!

Simply register online at krogercommunityrewards.com
Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up.
If a member does not yet have a Kroger Plus card, please let them know that they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger.
Click on Sign In/Register
Most participants are new online customers, so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the ‘New Customer?’ box.
Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your email address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions
You will then get a message to check your email inbox and click on the link within the body of the email.
Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.
Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.
Update or confirm your information.
Enter NPO number (AJ726) or name of organization, select organization from list and click on confirm.
To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.
REMEMBER, purchases will not count for your group until after your member(s) register their card(s).
Do you use your phone number at the register? Call 800-576-4377, select option 4 to get your Kroger Plus card number.
Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger Plus card when shopping for each purchase to count.
... See MoreSee Less

Hi everyone! If you havent already. Please link your Kroger rewards card to our organization (AJ726). You get great Kroger products and we get a little portion that comes back to our organization. The instructions are below. As always, thank you for your support!

Simply register online at krogercommunityrewards.com
Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up.
If a member does not yet have a Kroger Plus card, please let them know that they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger.
Click on Sign In/Register
Most participants are new online customers, so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the ‘New Customer?’ box.
Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your email address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions
You will then get a message to check your email inbox and click on the link within the body of the email.
Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.
Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.
Update or confirm your information.
Enter NPO number (AJ726) or name of organization, select organization from list and click on confirm.
To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.
REMEMBER, purchases will not count for your group until after your member(s) register their card(s).
Do you use your phone number at the register?  Call 800-576-4377, select option 4 to get your Kroger Plus card number.
Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus card or use the phone number that is related to their registered Kroger Plus card when shopping for each purchase to count.

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About CASA

Saline County CASA trains community members to advocate for abused and neglected children who are in the court system because of abuse and/or neglect.  Saline County CASA currently has 24 advocates.  In 2019, CASA served 108 children but still only served 59% of the children coming into care.  There are 10 on the waiting list for a CASA.  The advocates speak up for these children with the court system, social service agencies, and others involved in the child’s life. Saline County CASA has a Board of Directors consisting of 9 community members who volunteer their time to the program.  These 9 members make the by-laws and take care of fundraising efforts to support the program.  The Saline County CASA Board of Directors meet once a month and call special meetings when necessary.

To reach our goal and insure that every child receives a safe home, CASA would like to have an advocate for every abused and neglected child who enters the Saline County Juvenile Court System. New advocates are needed!  To become an advocate or make a donation, contact our office at 618 253-3355 or contact any member of the board.

What is a CASA Advocate?

A CASA Advocate is a community member who gives of their time to ensure that abused and neglected children receive a safe, nurturing, permanent home as quickly as possible.  They do this by gathering facts, discerning options, and preparing reports for the court.  They also assist the court and social agencies in eliminating delays, advancing the child’s case in a timely fashion, and monitoring the case until a final outcome is achieved.

To become an advocate, one must pass a preliminary screening process, complete a 30 hour training program, and observe 6 hours of court procedures. We need your help! Call today 618-253-3355.