About the CASIE Center
Serving South Bend, Mishawaka, Granger, and surrounding areas near St. Joseph County
The CASIE Center (Child Abuse Services, Investigation and Education) is a child advocacy center serving the needs of children and families in St. Joseph County, Indiana.
The CASIE Center provides a comprehensive and coordinated multidisciplinary team approach to the problem of child abuse, with a particular emphasis on sexual abuse.
The goal of the Center is to provide a safe, supportive, child friendly environment for child victims of abuse and neglect, their families, and the multidisciplinary professionals who investigate and address these problems.
How to report abuse near us
This CAC only accepts cases based on informed reports from law enforcement or the Department of Child Services. If you suspect abuse, call 911 in an emergency or call the Indiana Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-800-5556.
What you will find at the CASIE Center
- We’re an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
- Forensic Interviews are conducted on-site
- Victim Advocacy is offered on-site
- Therapy Dogs may be available
- Physical health and mental health referrals are available at no or low-cost
- We work closely with Indiana DCS Caseworkers, the Prosecutor’s Office, and local law enforcement agencies including the State Police, Sheriff’s Department, and local city and town police departments.
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