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Blue Frog Books Hosts Author Event Oct. 21

Blue Frog Books of Howell will host a LACASA Shop for the Cause event on Tuesday, Oct. 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Michigan author, Mike Dikeman, will be on hand to sign his book “Diary of Abuse.” The book chronicles Dikeman’s horrific childhood and his quest to overcome a family pattern of violence. Blue Frog is […]

Bordine’s Holiday Event for LACASA Nov. 5

Get ready for Bordine’s annual Holiday Extravaganza in Brighton which benefits LACASA Center. This fun-filled “ladies only” event is set for Wednesday, November 5, from 7 – 9 p.m. Tickets are $20, with $10 donated directly back to LACASA. Plus, you receive $5+ in coupons.  Enjoy a night of games, raffles, prizes, music, and deep-discounts on […]

Pampered Chef Event To Benefit LACASA

You are invited to attend a Pampered Chef Open House on Monday, November 10, 2014. This “ladies only” event will benefit LACASA Center, with 30% of the proceeds donated to our nonprofit organization. Guests are invited to drop in at any time and enjoy some holiday cheer, great recipe tastings, and fun shopping for kitchenware, […]

Join Our ‘Shine the Light’ Campaign

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month View Founding Supporters >> Join LACASA’s Shine the Light campaign during the month of October. When you display purple lights in the windows of your home or business, you take a stand against domestic violence and join in remembering victims as well as honoring the courage of survivors. […]

Career Opportunities at LACASA Center

LACASA Center is a nonprofit organization located in Howell, Michigan. We provide comprehensive programs and services for victims and survivors of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. Currently, we have a variety of full-time and part-time positions open at our agency. Visit our Careers Section to learn details about career opportunities in our administrative […]

LACASA Provides Infant Safe Sleep Programs

Learn the ABCs of keeping infants safe Livingston County agencies, including LACASA Center, are collaborating to prevent sleep-related infant deaths. The Livingston County Department of Public Health, LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council, and Safe Kids Huron Valley all strive to create awareness about Safe Sleep practices. These groups conduct workshops and awareness programs that teach […]

Advocate Named ‘Champion for Children’

The 2014 recipient of Livingston County’s Champion for Children Award is Deb Calandrino, a long-time child and family advocate. The Champion for Children Award is a joint effort between LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council and the Great Start Collaborative of Livingston County, both dedicated to the safety, healthy development and success of children in […]

We Earn Donations When You Register at Kroger & VGs

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 kroger.com Go to your account – sign in or create an account My Account – […]

Volunteer Training Starts in September

LACASA Center’s fall Volunteer Training Program begins Monday, September 8, 2014. (See full schedule below.) Our comprehensive training program prepares you for a variety of volunteer opportunities within our nonprofit organization. During these sessions you gain an understanding about the impact of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault and how you can help.  Class units address our […]

Gratitude to ‘Taste of Twilight’ Participants

TWILIGHT 2014: Many thanks to our “Twilight in the Garden” sponsors as well as the local chefs and restaurants who participated in “Taste of Twilight” this year. Everything was yummy! (See more photos below) #  Taste of Twilight – 2014 Awards Congratulations! Taste of Twilight Winner -Brunner’s Restaurant Committee’s Choice Award – Lakelands Golf & […]

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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 […]

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