Teen Court Scholarships 2015

January 23rd, 2015   •   Comments Off   

Applications for Teen Court scholarships are now available.  The Teen Court scholarship program offers college scholarships for high school seniors who have volunteered their time as jurors in Nicasa’s Teen Court program.  The application is available online and must be postmarked by March 14, 2015.  See Teen Court Scholarships for additional information.

26th Annual Golf Outing

January 6th, 2015   •   No Comments   

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Nicasa’s 26th Annual Golf Outing is scheduled for Monday, June 15, 2015 at White Deer Run in Vernon Hills, IL. The day will include breakfast, a round of golf with lunch, and an afternoon reception including silent auction, awards, and raffle drawings. All proceeds from the event support Nicasa’s behavioral health services throughout northeastern Illinois that build brighter futures for vulnerable and at-risk children, adults, and families.

There are lots of ways to help with Nicasa’s Golf Outing.

Nicasa's Golf Outing Logo • Purchase a foursome
• Purchase an event or hole sponsorship
• Donate a silent auction item
• Donate promotional items for the gift bags
• Join the Golf Committee
• Volunteer to help the day of the event
• Purchase or sell raffle tickets
• Tell others about Nicasa’s Golf Outing through email or Facebook


If are able to help with Nicasa’s primary fundraiser, please contact us.

Donations are fully tax deductible. A portion of all sponsorships and foursome registrations is tax deductible.

Special thanks to Baxter, our “Positive Choices” Sponsor!

Foursomes and Sponsorships can be reserved online.
“Positive Choices” Sponsor
(Includes program recognition, event signage, hole sponsorship, three foursomes and meals.)
“Lifelong Solutions” Sponsor
(Includes program recognition, event signage, hole sponsorship, two foursomes and meals.)
“Families in Crisis” Sponsor
(Includes program recognition, event signage, hole sponsorship, two foursomes and meals.)
“Recovery Support” Sponsor
(Includes program recognition, event signage, hole sponsorship, a foursome and dinners.)
Three Foursomes and Meals
$4,000 ($3,700 before 4/1)

Two Foursomes and Meals
$2,800 ($2,600 before 4/1)

Foursome and Meals
$1,500 ($1,400 before 4/1)

Hole Sponsor
Individual Golf and Meals
Individual Reception Only
Amount of Your Choice

Cold Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk

November 5th, 2014   •   1 Comment   


The Cold Turkey Trot was a great success!  One hundred seventy-seven people registered to participate!

View race results.


Thank You to our Donors!
Discover Financial Services Prairie Benefits Network
Kennedy Construction Corp. Senior Operations
Julie Pawl Law Offices of Stephen Simonian
Rep. Ed Sullivan Knauz Auto Group
Maverick Car Wash Debbie Farmer
Roycealee Wood Mobile Therapy Centers of America
Murphy Ambulance North Shore Signs
Whole Foods Market Panera Bread
David Stolman Bill Griffin



Join your friends and neighbors at Nicasa’s Annual 5K Run/Walk this November!  Individuals, families, running clubs, co-workers, and community and school groups are welcome.


Shelter C at Old School Forest Preserve - 28201 N. Saint Mary’s Road, Libertyville, IL 60048


Advance registration is $30 for individuals 13 and older.  Children 12 and under are free.  Registration will be accepted online through November 18, 2014.


All proceeds benefit vulnerable and at-risk children, adults, and families.  Nicasa Behavioral Health Services promote healthy lifestyles to prevent and treat substance abuse, addiction, and other risky behaviors.

Other Info

Medals will be awarded for the top three male and female finishers in each age group.  Overall male and female finishers will receive turkeys!

Packet Pickup

Early packet pickup will be held on Saturday, November 22 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at Golden Legs Running  – 508 N. Seymour Ave. Mundelein, IL 60060.  You may also pick up your packet the day of the event.

Sponsorships & Donations

Sponsors are sought to underwrite the event and cover the registration fees for those who can’t afford them.   Sponsorships range from $2,500+ to $30.  View our Sponsor Package.  Donations such as breakfast items (fruit, coffee, pastries, juice), bottled water, t-shirts, DJ, and photography also help make this event possible.  Please contact us if you are able to help.

Donations can be made online through PayPal or mailed to: Nicasa 5K, 31979 N. Fish Lake Road, Round Lake, IL 60073.


The Cold Turkey Trot is organized by the Friends of Nicasa volunteer group.  Additional volunteers are needed on the day of the event to help with registration, breakfast, water stations, and course directions.  If you would like to join the Friends of Nicasa or help out with the event, please contact Christel Tatro at ctatro@nicasa.org or 847-201-7072.

Donate through AmazonSmile

November 4th, 2014   •   No Comments   

Nicasa is now available as a charity on AmazonSmile.  Shop on AmazonSmile, select Nicasa as your charity, and Amazon automatically makes a donation to us every time you make a purchase!

Read more about AmazonSmile.

Job Openings at Nicasa

September 18th, 2014   •   No Comments   

Nicasa is now accepting applications for several positions within the agency.

To view open positions, please see Employment Opportunities.

Please fax resumes to 847-546-0484 or email hr@nicasa.org.