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LACASA Statistics – How we help

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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

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 […]