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Garden Tour Weekend Blooms In July

LACASA Center’s 17th Annual Garden Tour Weekend is set for Saturday and Sunday, July 11 & July 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. We invite you to stroll the weekend away as you visit 12 unique gardens throughout Livingston County. You will discover lots of surprises at our combination of city, country and […]

Attend Our Sizzling Garden Party!

Twilight in the Garden 2015 Saturday, July 18 6 p.m. until Twilight Triple Diamonds Alpaca Ranch 3275 E. Schafer Road, Howell Reserve Tickets Now >> Twilight in the Garden, our annual summer fundraising gala, will be held at Triple Diamonds Alpaca Ranch in Howell. We invite you to join us for a fun-filled evening. It’s all […]

Seeking Child Abuse Council Coordinator

We are seeking a Coordinator for LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council. This 20-hour position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and experience in Human Service/Public Relations work. Responsibilities include program development and implementation, community awareness and education, and coordination of a 15-member Community Council. For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter to Polly Mallory, LACASA […]

LACASA Seeks On-Call Coordinator

ON-CALL COORDINATOR We are seeking an On-Call Coordinator. This professional human services position coordinates LACASA’s On-Call Crisis Response Team, which provides immediate crisis intervention for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.  Requirements include strong skills in crisis intervention, advocacy, organization, volunteer coordination, and knowledge in domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. A Bachelor’s degree […]

Your Landscaping Can Help LACASA

You can help victims at LACASA Center when you freshen your gardens or landscape your yard this season! Nelligan’s Outdoor Service is donating a portion of its sales on mulch and all landscaping services to LACASA starting April 17, 2015 and running through October 18, 2015. There are two ways you can give back to […]

Special Shift Job Position Open

Special Shift Advocate We are seeking a Special Shift Advocate to work weekends, including some evenings and overnight shifts. As a Special Shift Advocate, you will interact with victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse in our shelter and on our 24/7 crisis line. Skills required include empathy, organization, record keeping, and […]

Attend a ‘Within these Walls’ Event

Come and get to know us! You are invited to attend Within these Walls, an event series we host each month. (See event dates for 2015 below) 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 […]

Join Kroger & VGs Rewards Programs

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 – […]

LACASA Adopts Canine Advocate

LACASA Center has something to bark about! We adopted a black Labrador to serve as a Court Advocacy Dog for our agency. Our new friend is named Penny and she will serve as a source of support for child abuse victims who are receiving services through our Child Abuse Response Effort (CARE) and our Legal […]

LACASA Receives $1 Million Endowment

DEC. 22, 2014 — LACASA Center, a comprehensive nonprofit agency that provides critical services for victims of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault, announced today that it is the recipient of a $1 million endowment. The investment fund, made by an angel funder who requests anonymity, stipulates that the $1 million endowment remain intact […]

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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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