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Denim & Diamonds Set for September

Saturday, September 19, 2015 6 – 10 p.m. Haggerty-Bearden Ranch, Howell Join us for a jeans-preferred evening at the stunning lakeside ranch of Steven Bearden and Gwen Haggerty-Bearden. Stroll the grounds, gamble, watch horse shows, drink, dine, and dance the night away. It’s all for a good cause! Star-Studded Happenings ~  Wild West gambling – […]

Champion Awards Announced

Three Named 2015 Champions for Children Three individuals were honored with the 2015 Champion for Children Award at LACASA’s Twilight in the Garden event on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Kirk and A.J. Evenson are long-time educators and advocates for vulnerable children in Livingston County. Tanya Kramer is a foster mom, raising six children on her […]

Class Series Set for Parents of Teens

We are offering a free seven-week workshop for parents of teens. Creating Lasting Family Connections will be held on Tuesdays beginning Aug. 18, 2015. This program, designed for parents of teens age 11 – 17, provides parents with support, insights and information about the challenges facing teens today—including designer drugs and substance abuse. Parents will […]

Come to Our Volunteer Dinner!

You are invited to a sweet celebration Wednesday, August 19, 2015 5:30 – 8 p.m. Howell Opera House Grand River Ave. & Walnut St., Downtown Howell Please RSVP  By Wednesday, August 5 @ http://vols.pt/t41Pij Feel free to bring a guest! (Adults only) We can’t wait to honor our team of volunteers who work so hard to help […]

Cinderella’s Closet Sets Fall Dates

Cinderella’s Closet Sets Fall Dates

Homecoming 2015 – Boutique Hours Weekend I Thursday    Sept. 17    3 – 8 p.m. Friday         Sept. 18    3 – 8 p.m. Saturday     Sept. 19    11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Weekend II Thursday    Sept. 24    3 – 8 p.m. Friday         Sept. […]

Quilt Raffle Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets are on sale now for our summer fundraising quilt raffle. Each year, members of the Casual Quilters Guild of Brighton create an original, handcrafted quilt and donate it to help victims at LACASA Center. This year’s whimsical creation is a reversible, king-size quilt. The patchwork side combines hues of green, purple, mauve, and a […]

Legal Advocate Position Open

Our Legal Advocate opening is a professional human service position which provides support and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence during the criminal justice process. This position requires strong skills in crisis intervention, advocacy, organization, and knowledge of domestic violence and the criminal justice process. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is needed for this […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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