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Child Demographics

CASA Kane County relied on 258 trained volunteers to represent 552 children in Juvenile and Probate Courts last year.  These children range in age from birth to 21-year-olds who are ready to live independently.  All of these children and young adults relied on their CASA/GAL volunteer to make certain that their goals of safety and permanency were achieved.  

2013 Service Statistics3 Girl in Red

  • 552 children served
  • 258 active CASA/GAL volunteers
  • 42 new CASA/GAL volunteers trained
  • 23,117 child service hours 
    (Equates to 11 full time GAL attorneys)

Program Outcomes

  • 100% of children served did not experience a recurrence of abuse or neglect.
  • 94% of children served remained with one consistent CASA/GAL volunteer for the entire year.
  • 100% of children who came into abuse/neglect and probate courts were appointed a CASA/GAL volunteer.

Child Demographics

Town of Origin

 

 

Age

 

 

Gender

 

 

Ethnicity

 

Aurora

42%

 

Birth-5

43%

 

Female

48%

 

African American

32%

Elgin

31%

 

6 to 11

26%

 

Male

52%

 

Caucasian

27%

Carpentersville

9%

 

12 to 17

25%

 

 

 

 

Hispanic/Latino

26%

St. Charles

4%

 

18 +

6%

 

 

 

 

Bi-Racial

11%

North Aurora

2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multi-Racial

3%

South Elgin

1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other  

1%

Batavia

1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elburn

1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other

9%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Communities Served

Aurora

Elgin

Montgomery

South Elgin

Batavia

Geneva

Mooseheart

Sugar Grove

Burlington

Gilberts

North Aurora

Valley View

Campton Hills

Hampshire

Pingree Grove

Virgil

Carpentersville

Kaneville

Plato Center

Wasco

East Dundee

Lily Lake

St. Charles

Wayne

Elburn

Maple Park

Sleepy Hollow

West Dundee