ISU works to help Vigo County CASA

Hundreds of Vigo County children are in need of advocates.

Posted: Nov. 27, 2017 6:57 PM

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - Hundreds of Vigo County children are in need of advocates.

That's why one local university is stepping up to do its part.

Indiana State University held a meeting on Monday.

It's focused on getting faculty, staff, and students participating in the Court Appointed Special Advocate program.

It's also known as CASA.

The program gives children going through the court system a voice.

Organizers say it's all about working for a child's best interest.

There are around 170 kids on the waitlist.

Vigo County CASA serves about 500 children.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 80°
Robinson
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 78°
Indianapolis
Broken Clouds
77° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 79°
Rockville
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 80°
Casey
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 74°
Brazil
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 80°
Marshall
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 80°
Warm & Humid. Weekend Storms.
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

WTHI Events