CASA Kane County University Welcome to
Advocacy - People - Processes - Technology - Finance

CASA U is the learning center for our organization offering education, resources and development to our CASA/GAL volunteers, staff and Board leadership. The CASA family has an opportunity to build upon current knowledge, contribute to learning new skills and strengthening present abilities to better understand roles and expectations.

Our education is available through various modules that will help meet adult learner’s different styles.  Our team of professionals will work alongside you to explore various developments so you can learn more about CASA Kane County’s mission, vision and philosophy along with the child welfare and compliance needs to advocate for the best interests of our youth.

Thank you for choosing CASA Kane County, as we know there are many wonderful nonprofit organizations in our community and we are grateful you are choosing to be the difference maker for our youth and community!

COVID-19 Resources


Optima Case Management

Our case management system begins and ends with Optima, a comprehensive online database used by staff and volunteers.


Continuing Education

As a CASA/GAL Volunteer, you are required to receive 12-20 continuing education credits.



Our core compliance and educational values are to provide consistency through best practices and clear expectations for our local, state and national organizations.


Agency Contacts

Contact information for all DCFS, Private Agencies and other partnered child welfare organizations brought to your fingertips for easy access.


Service & Youth Essential Resources

Going over and beyond to help bridge the needed resources in healthcare, education and transportation.



Access additional information to better understand the laws and court processes that shape CASA Kane County’s role in the courtroom.


Diversity & Inclusion

Our program is dedicated and committed to establishing interpersonal strategies to promote a culturally diverse environment inclusive of ALL people who embrace our mission.


CASA/GAL Volunteer Training

Our CASA/GAL Volunteer training has been precisely designed to prepare and equip new volunteers, specifically in the Kane County region to advocate for abused and neglected children.


Documents, Forms & Commonly Asked Questions

Whether you are looking for FAQs or educational documents, we have organized them all in one place for your convenience.