Mission & Vision

Our Mission

We support and advocate for survivors of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. We provide prevention, education and awareness to strengthen families and make our community safer.

Our Vision

LACASA is recognized as the premier agency that addresses issues and provides services for child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault, and is modeled globally.

Our Values and Beliefs

Safety and Security

We provide and encourage a safe environment to minimize the occurrence or risk of injury, danger, or loss.

Excellence and Quality

We strive to exceed expectations, raise our standards and challenge ourselves.

Integrity

We conduct business ethically and with a commitment to moral principles.

Diversity

We are committed to fostering an inclusive culture.

Empowerment

We are dedicated to the process of increasing the capacity of individuals or groups to make choices and to transform those choices into desired actions and outcomes.

Social Justice

We honor the concepts of human rights and equality.

Collaboration

We value working together with our community partners to achieve a violence free society.

LACASA Staff Insight
LACASA Staff

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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