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The Tea on “what’s the tea”

by Northwest CASA

ICYMI: Northwest CASA is excited to have the opportunity to hold a new free monthly forum for teens and adolescents in D211. What’s the Tea? is an open forum held at the Schaumburg Library the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7-8pm co-led by our Prevention Education Coordinator Jessica Caccavallo who is joined by Kim […]

2019 SASETA Amendments & Key Dates

by Northwest CASA

What is SASETA? The Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act (410 ILCS 70/1) is an Illinois law that governs the healthcare that hospitals are required to provide to sexual assault survivors, establishes a statewide forensic evidence collection system, and creates a reimbursement program for the cost of care and evidence collection for victims who are […]

Casino Night: 2019 Survivor Speaker *Trigger Warning*

by Northwest CASA

Last night at Casino Night 2019, our Community Support Activist, Rebecca Plascencia, welcomed guests per usual to Northwest CASA’s 13th annual night out. For the first time, she publicly shared a poem written by herself shortly after her own sexual assault. See below for her entire speech including the powerful poem: Good Evening! And welcome to […]

Kindergarten Could Be Too Late

by Northwest CASA

*Trigger Warning* Did you know? Northwest CASA educates over 26,000 students during the average school year.  Our Prevention Educator, Jessica, says that right now about half of her schedule is the Kindergarten & Elementary age and half of her schedule is High School. While out in the community – she is sometimes posed the question […]

May 2018 Counseling Evaluations are In!

by Northwest CASA

“People need to know how their job contributes” – W. Edwards Deming Here at Northwest CASA, offering free yet innovative services is what helps us stand out! And we are committed to making sure our services continue to make a positive impact on the clients that we serve which is why we ask our clients […]