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Understanding. Help. Support.

We provide a safe place for parents and child caregivers to seek information, receive help, gain support, and learn new skills. Visit our Prevention & Education section to learn more.

Our programs include:

Counseling — For parents, guardians and families who are impacted by the complex issues that surround child abuse, domestic violence or sexual assault

Support Groups — Visit our support group page for more information about groups and schedules

Healthy Families Livingston — Provides new parents with a family support worker and educational programs that foster healthy families

Capable Kids — For parents of infants and toddlers learn what responses have the greatest benefit for their child during developmental stages from birth to age 4

Nurturing Parenting Classes — Supportive group for parents of young children — age newborn to 11 years old — to learn effective parenting skills

Strengthening Families — A multi-week program for parents of children ages 5 – 11 years old to learn effective skills that build strong family relationships. Parents and their children attend. A light family dinner is served each week. 

Creating Lasting Family Connections – Parents of teenagers join together for an 8-week workshop to improve family relationships and reinforce positive changes

For Men

“Fathers Only” Parenting Classes — For fathers, step fathers and male caregivers who want to learn skills and nurture connections with their children and families

Circle of Parents (Men only) — Support group for fathers, step fathers and male caregivers to share concerns and ideas about parenting

Fast Fact

80% of all child abuse is preventable by providing classes for parents about early childhood development and effective parenting skills

LACASA Staff Insight

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

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was written and published by LACASA in September, 2012. It is updated periodically 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 coach […]