News & Events

The safety of our CASA volunteers and the children for whom they advocate is of the utmost importance.  CASAs work with their supervisors to identify and weigh considerations about whether to conduct meetings and visits virtually or in-person on a case by case basis.  Porter County CASA has outlined detailed and specific precautionary protocol for carrying out any activity on behalf of CASA during the COVID-19 health crisis according to local, state, and federal guidelines.  Protocol is re-evaluated regularly and subject to change according to the most current information available.  For more information, please call 219-464-9585.

Upcoming Events

Oct 07 2020
October 7, 2020
  • 5:30 PM
  • Virtual

New CASA Volunteer Training

Learn about how you can become a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer and make a difference in a child's life in our upcoming Virtual Info Meeting on Zoom! A CASA is a caring and dedicated community volunteer who is trained to advocate for children who have been abused and neglected and are involved in the court system by no fault of their own. CASA volunteers ensure that attention is paid to the child's needs and best interests. Find out about the role of Court Appointed Special Advocates, why they are needed, and what requirements and training are involved in becoming a volunteer.  The need for CASAs speaking up for children in the court process has never been more vital than in these times. To register follow this link:  

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CASA Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Kris Livovich

“I remain a volunteer because I believe that an extra pair of eyes is good for kids in difficult...

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CASA Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Ken Kehe

“Being a CASA gives me a sense of purpose in my retirement.”  Ken Kehe finished CASA training last December...

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CASA Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Dawn Jeglum Bartusch

“In this moment, our kids need their CASAs more than ever.”  Dawn Jeglum Bartusch has been a CASA volunteer since February of...

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CASA Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Danielle Lenson

“I have been able to watch [my CASA child] overcome challenges, grow and develop.  I am happy to be...

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CASA Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Molly Healy

“As my relationship grows with the child and family, my input is important and necessary to insure the well-being...

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CASA Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Jill Redmon

“Being part of restoring a family is a great feeling.” Jill Redmon has been a CASA volunteer for a little...

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Porter County CASA to Celebrate 30-Year History of Advocacy for Children at Upcoming CASAblanca Gala

In the late 1970s, the number of children entering foster care in the United States ballooned at an alarming...

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In Honor of Father’s Day, We Hear from a Few Good Men of Porter County CASA

In honor of Father’s Day, the Porter County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) are celebrating the men who volunteer...

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