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How We Helped in 2015

Domestic Violence Services

  • 5,023 nights of emergency shelter provided in our Crisis Shelter
  • 15,069 meals provided for Crisis Shelter residents
  • 2,611 crisis calls answered on our 24-hour Help Line
  • 255 outbound crisis visits made by our On-Call Response Team
  • 9,428 nights of long-term housing provided through our New Transitions Housing Program
  • 281 domestic violence adult survivors were provided clinical services
  • 128 domestic violence child survivors were provided clinical services
  • 780 individuals received assistance from our Legal Advocacy Program
  • 485 nights of animal shelter provided at our Safe Pet Place

Sexual Assault Services & Counseling

  • 221 individuals served by our Sexual Assault Response Center

Child Abuse Services

  • 171 forensic interviews were conducted by our Child Abuse Response Effort (CARE) Team
  • 249 abused children received counseling services and clinical group services
  • 76 at-risk families served by our in-home visiting program
  • 17 children received Trauma Assessments
  • 63 children served through our Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program

Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council Programs

  • 80 community education classes and awareness events conducted
  • 564 nurse-led Period of Purple Crying presentations in the schools
  • 11,825 adults participated in child abuse prevention events

Community Prevention & Family Education Services

  • 79 community-wide presentations conducted for adults
  • 2,479 adults attended community-wide presentations 
  • 234 high school presentations made for teens
  • 8,268 teens reached through prevention and education classes
  • 522 teens signed Cinderella’s Closet substance abuse pledge
  • 319 teen girls obtained dresses at Cinderella’s Closet events
  • 130 parents served by Healthy Families in-home visiting program
  • 86 individuals served by Nurturing Parenting program
  • 41 families served by the Creating Lasting Family Connections program
  • 16 men participated in the eight-week Father’s Only group
  • 282 children served by Project Success in the schools
  • 16 teens served during special 14-week Life Skills course
  • 196 individuals served by the Parent Coach program
  • 6 Community Public Service Substance Abuse campaigns conducted
  • 1,500 individuals reached through substance abuse campaigns
  • 20 community awareness events hosted regarding interpersonal violence including, dating abuse & violence, sexual assault and domestic violence
  • 4,000 people reached at interpersonal violence awareness events

Domestic Abuse Intervention Program (DAIP)

  • 97 assailants (82 males, 15 females) participated in our assailant intervention program


  • 535 volunteers
  • 20,581 volunteer hours of service provided for LACASA
LACASA Staff Insight

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

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally was written and published by LACASA in September, 2012. It is updated regularly with links to relevant articles as they appear in the press. You will find the links at the bottom of this post. By Robin L. O’Grady with Nicole Matthews-Creech The conviction of former Penn State assistant football […]