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Welcome to CASA of East Central Illinois

CASA of East Central Illinois is a not-for-profit corporation that advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children brought into the Coles County and/ or Cumberland County Juvenile Court systems. Help us serve every child.

News & Announcements

  • How can you live a brain-healthy lifestyle? By taking steps to work out your noggin! Check out these cool tricks you can practice to exercise your brain and build mental muscle.

  • Whether they’re familial, romantic or platonic, relationships are vital to beneficial and stable lives. So how can we learn to build positive and enriching relationships?

  • Truth is, meditation is powerful. If you’re still unsure whether or not the practice is worth looking into, check out these top ways meditation can help improve your life.

  • Independence Day celebrates the United States' sovereignty, culture and freedom. You can be a part of that by taking advantage of these 5 ideas to honor our nation's troops.

  • When it’s time to start a new healthy habit, it can be pretty difficult. If you’re interested in starting a habit that you can actually stick with, check out these useful tips.

  • Ah, summer… swimming at the pool, laying outside in the sun all day and sitting around a fire at night. What a wonderful season. And one way to make summertime even more amazing is by volunteering at a youth summer camp.

  • Summer can be more than just some extra vacation time—it’s a chance to get involved and volunteer in the community. Summer is an opportunity to give back in philanthropy, so here are 8 hot ways to do just that.

  • June 6th is National Gardening Exercise Day! This is an entire day dedicated to recognizing the important health benefits of gardening. Check out a few of the many advantages to be gained from gardening.

CASA of East Central Illinois is proud to be a United Way agency.

Sandra J. Johnson, CASA advocate since 2013, shares her life's story of how she and her siblings florished despite horrendous circumstances. Follow the author on her journey from sorrow to success. Available now from Amazon and Lulu.