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Colorful Blooms for a Good Cause

Out 14th Annual Garden Tour Weekend was ablaze with color. Guests roamed nine gardens throughout Livingston County exploring forest trails, secret pathways, themed gardens, unique waterscapes, and whimsical garden art. We want to thank all the homeowners who opened their landscapes for this special fundraising event. All proceeds from Garden Tour Weekend go to benefit […]

Wine, Food, Jazz, Alpacas & Fun!

LACASA’s 10th annual Twilight in the Garden fundraising event sizzled. The Triple Diamonds Alpaca Ranch in Howell was the perfect setting for a fun evening of wine, food, music and good company. We want to thank our Sponsors and Supporters who helped make this a stellar garden party! All proceeds from the event will benefit survivors […]

Community Foundation Awards Grant

Community Foundation Awards Grant

LACASA-CASA Funding Will Help Protect Abused and Neglected Children The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan awarded LACASA a $38,000 grant this week to expand the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program for children. The LACASA-CASA initiative helps protect the rights of children who have been abused and neglected. Many of these children—ranging in age from […]

Become a ‘Taste of Twilight’ Sponsor

Become a ‘Taste of Twilight’ Sponsor

Calling All Tasting Table Sponsors! Register online>> We invite local restaurants and caterers to become a Tasting Table Sponsor at our 2012 Twilight in the Garden event. This much-anticipated food and wine tasting gala is set for Saturday, July 14, at the Triple Diamonds Alpaca Ranch in Howell. You decide what you would like to […]

Champions for Children Recognized

Three Livingston County women were honored for their work assisting and advocating for children who have been victims of abuse and neglect at the CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council’s Power of One Celebration May 18. CAP is a program of LACASA. Pamela Maas, Circuit Court Supervising Attorney with the Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office, Marilyn Bradford, Juvenile […]

LACASA Nurses Awarded

LACASA Nurses Awarded

LACASA’s Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) were honored for their work on behalf of crime victims by the Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office during National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Nurses recognized for their service included Lesia Hay, Patricia Gage, Christie Schonsheck, Stephanie Shauer, and Kris Purdy. These professionals provide compassionate care and forensic examinations for sexual […]

United Way recognizes LACASA with two awards

United Way recognizes LACASA with two awards

LACASA received two awards at the 35th Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Breakfast held by the United Way Thursday, March 15, 2012. A “100 Percent Club” award was given to LACASA for full agency participation in the United Way’s 2011 fundraising campaign. LACASA also received an “Employee Excellence Award.” Under the direction of Bobette Schrandt, […]

Love INC finds perfect fit for Career Boutique

Love INC finds perfect fit for Career Boutique

Three charity groups have collaborated to find a new home for the Career Boutique, a program that provides low-income women with work and career attire. Love INC of the Greater Livingston County, Living Stone Church of Brighton and LACASA partnered to create a smooth transition for the Career Boutique, offered by the former Family Resource […]

New logo, website reflect changes

New logo, website reflect changes

LACASA and the Family Resource Center are now one. We have a great new website. We are growing and working hard to serve as many people as we can. That’s why your support is so appreciated!

LACASA earns national recognition

LACASA earns national recognition

The latest issue of National Council Magazine features an article on LACASA and Livingston County’s “Community Child” approach to Trauma Informed Assessments.

LACASA Staff Insight
LACASA Staff

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

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is updated regularly in the footnote section, which provides links to ongoing news about the Penn State Scandal and its aftermath. By Robin L. O’Grady with Nicole Matthews-Creech The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky captured the nation’s attention and cast a spotlight on an endless question: […]

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