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Child Demographics

CASA Kane County relied on 281 trained volunteers to represent 587 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.  

2014 Service Statistics3 Girl in Red

  • 587 children served
  • 281 active CASA/GAL volunteers
  • 62 new CASA/GAL volunteers trained
  • 24,121 child service hours 
    (Equates to 12 full time GAL attorneys)

Program Outcomes

  • 99.9% of children served did not experience a recurrence of abuse or neglect.
  • 93% 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

41%

 

Birth-5

39%

 

Female

49%

 

African American

30%

Elgin/S. Elgin

29%

 

6 to 11

31%

 

Male

51%

 

Caucasian

27%

Carpentersville

8%

 

12 to 17

20%

 

 

 

 

Hispanic/Latino

26%

St. Charles

4%

 

18 +

10%

 

 

 

 

Bi-Racial

12%

North Aurora

2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multi-Racial

4%

Batavia

2%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other  

1%

Dundee

1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elburn

1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Algonquin

1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other

11%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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