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Denim & Diamonds: Sparkling Night Planned!

Cross W Ranch: Come out and party at our new venue! New day!  Friday, September 16, 2016 6 – 10 p.m. New location!  Cross W Ranch, 3111 Pinckney Road, Howell Get tickets now >>   Join us for a foot stompin’ evening! Wild West gambling    Country smokehouse dinner Beer & wine Live music by […]

September is Infant Safe Sleep Month

Classes Available for Parents, Child Caregivers September is Safe Sleep Month in Michigan September is “Safe Sleep Month” in Michigan and LACASA Center’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council and the Livingston County Department of Public Health are working to raise awareness about infant safe sleep practices. “We want to make sure that everyone in Livingston […]

Cinderella’s Closet Opens in September

Homecoming Boutique – 2016 Cinderella’s Closet is an eco-friendly boutique that offers gently-used party dresses for high school girls at affordable prices. LACASA Center hosts Cinderella’s Closet twice a year during the spring prom season and fall homecoming season. Weekend I Thursday, Sept. 15    3 – 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16         3 – 8 p.m. […]

35th Anniversary Gala Set for October

LACASA’s Black & White Masquerade Gala Saturday, October 22, 2016 Cocktail Hour 6 p.m. Followed by strolling dinner, live music & dancing Whispering Pines Golf Club, Pinckney You Are Invited! Please join us to celebrate LACASA Center’s 35th anniversary. Guests will enjoy a walk-down-memory-lane historic gallery, live music and dancing to the big band sound of […]

Domestic Violence Phone Apps Available

From: The Daily Beast Story by: Martha Stortz SURVIVORS  05.03.16 List of apps and features at conclusion of article Can an App Stop Domestic Violence? A new crop of apps provides resources and emergency help for domestic violence victims. In February 2014, Greg Anderson murdered his 11-year-old son, Luke Batty, after a cricket practice just […]

Invite a Friend to ‘Within these Walls’

Come and get to know us! You are invited to attend Within these Walls, an event series we host each month.  Our Within these Walls events are small, personal gatherings that introduce you to LACASA Center and our mission.  During these one-hour programs, we share our stories, discuss our plans for the future, and conduct a […]

Kroger & VGs Programs Help LACASA

  You can help LACASA Center each and every time you shop at Kroger or VG’s Grocery. Link your Kroger Plus card and your VG’s YES card to LACASA and we automatically receive quarterly checks.   KROGER: How to Sign-Up Visit Go to your account – sign in or create an account My Account […]

It’s Our 35th Anniversary!

Come to Our Masquerade Gala this Fall! JANUARY, 2016 — This year marks LACASA Center’s 35th anniversary and we hope you will celebrate with us on October 22, 2016 (see below). We officially were established as a nonprofit in 1981. Since then, we have grown to become a comprehensive center providing more than 25 programs […]

Chem-Trend Funds ‘LEAD the Way’ Project

Chem-Trend receives $150K grant toward program partnership January, 2016 – Chem-Trend®, headquartered in Howell, Michigan, has received a $153,000 grant from its parent company Freudenberg, to sponsor LACASA Center’s LEAD the Way project. The funds will be awarded over a three-year period. LACASA developed LEAD the Way as an educational program for teens that encourages […]

Our CAP Council Receives $4000 Grant

JANUARY 2016 — LACASA Center’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council recently received a donation from Steve Bloom, owner of Verizon Wireless Zone stores in Howell, Hartland and Highland. The $4000 check was awarded as part of a community grant program through the Wireless Zone Foundation for Giving. “The CAP Council’s mission is to provide community-wide […]

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LACASA Staff Insight

Why Victims Don’t Tell: Sandusky case sheds light on complexities of sexual abuse

The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky captured the nation’s attention and cast a spotlight on an endless question: Why don’t victims tell? Tell a parent? Tell a teacher? Tell a friend? Tell someone? We know the question well at LACASA. It comes up repeatedly in our line of work, which […]