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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

  • Living an altruistic life can happen any time you put a little extra thought into your day. Check out these ways that you can show the world you care without using money to do it.

  • A recent article by Forbes suggests that volunteering provides some pretty great benefits, including a kickstart to your career. Let’s explore the different ways that volunteering can help you succeed in your current career, or as you look for a new opportunity.

  • Breaking a bad habit will help show you that you can make positive changes for good. Plus, it’ll help you live a happier life. As provided by WebMD, here are three tips to help kick a bad habit to the curb and start living your happiest, healthiest life.

  • They say there are two types of people—those who see the glass half empty, and others who see the glass half full. Which one are you?

  • Not only can volunteering be good for the heart and soul, it can do double duty if you choose your volunteering options wisely. Check out these ways to make sure volunteering counts in more ways than one.

  • Doing good in the world can be downright exhausting if you let it. But when you’re on top of your game and giving it all you’ve got in a productive way, you optimize the amount of awesome you’re putting out into the world.

  • While it’s true we’re still in the midst of March, in another week we’ll be entering the month notoriously known for its Spring rain showers. Sure, April is a time to break out the raincoats and umbrellas, but it’s also notorious for recognizing and celebrating volunteers.

  • Wish you felt greater fulfillment at the close of each day? Pay careful attention to your mornings.

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.