LACASA Statistics

How We Helped in 2014

Domestic Violence Services

  • 4,296 nights of emergency shelter provided in our Crisis Shelter
  • 14,253 meals provided for Crisis Shelter residents
  • 2,423 calls answered on our 24-hour Help Line
  • 261 on-call crisis sessions conducted by our On-Call Response Team
  • 10,720 nights of housing provided through our New Transitions Housing Program
  • 288 adult domestic violence survivors were provided clinical services
  • 148 child domestic violence survivors were provided clinical services
  • 722 individuals received assistance from our Legal Advocacy Program
  • 218 nights of animal shelter provided at our Safe Pet Place

Sexual Assault Services & Counseling

  • 175 individuals were served by our Sexual Assault Response Center

Child Abuse Services

  • 148 forensic interviews were conducted by our Child Abuse Response Effort (CARE) Team
  • 243 children received counseling services and clinical group services
  • 86 individuals were served in the in-home visiting program
  • 17 children received Trauma Assessments
  • 72 children served through our Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program

Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council Programs

  • 36 community education classes and awareness events hosted
  • 775 nurse-led Period of Purple Crying presentations in the schools
  • 5,186 adults participated in child abuse prevention events

Community Prevention & Family Education Services

  • 81 community-wide presentations conducted for adults
  • 1,722 adults attended community-wide presentations 
  • 271 presentations made in the high schools for teens
  • 8,268 teens reached through prevention and education classes
  • 373 teens signed Cinderella’s Closet substance abuse pledge
  • 112 parents served by Healthy Families in-home visiting program
  • 39 individuals served by Strengthening Families program
  • 17 families served by the Creating Lasting Family Connections program
  • 19 men participated in the eight-week Father’s Only parenting group
  • 21 individuals participated in the 10-week Nurturing Parenting program 
  • 264 children served by Project Success in the schools
  • 20 teens served during special 14-week life skills course
  • 184 individuals served by the Parent Coach program

Domestic Abuse Intervention Program (DAIP)

  • 77 assailants (69 males, 8 females) participated in our assailant intervention program


  • 645 volunteers provided 23,992 hours of service for LACASA
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 […]