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Invite a Friend to ‘Within these Walls’

Invite a Friend to ‘Within these Walls’

Come and get to know us! You are invited to attend Within these Walls, an event series we host throughout the year. (See our 2018 schedule below.) Our Within these Walls events are small, personal gatherings that introduce you to LACASA Center and our mission.  During these one-hour programs, we share our stories, discuss our plans […]

Part-Time Adult Counselor Opportunity

Part-Time Adult Counselor Opportunity

We are seeking an Adult Counselor. This is a part-time (16 hours) professional human service position that provides individual and group counseling for individuals who have been impacted by child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault.  Qualifications include a Master’s degree in social work or related field; experience with counseling, crisis intervention and domestic violence, […]

Check the Box to Help Local Children

Check the Box to Help Local Children

  Tax Donations Support Local Efforts to Protect Children LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council is asking area residents to consider helping in the fight against child abuse this tax season by adding a simple checkmark to Form 4642 on Michigan 2017 state income tax returns. Donations made by local residents to the Michigan Children’s […]

Cinderella’s Closet: Open in April for Prom

Cinderella’s Closet: Open in April for Prom

Re-love a party dress for a good cause at Cinderella’s Closet All dresses just $25! Proceeds benefit victims of interpersonal violence at LACASA Center   PROM 2018 – Schedule & Locations Weekend I @ Snedicor’s Thursday, April 5   3 – 8pm Friday, April 6   3 – 8pm Saturday, April 7   11am – 4pm Weekend II […]

Children’s Counselor Career Opportunity

Children’s Counselor Career Opportunity

Children’s Counselor We are seeking a Children’s Counselor. The chosen candidate for this full-time (40 hours) professional human service position will provide counseling, support, intervention, and recreational activities for children who have witnessed and/or experienced violence.  This position requires clinical and advocacy skills. A minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Work or a related […]

VGs & Kroger Programs Help LACASA

VGs & Kroger Programs Help LACASA

You can help LACASA Center each and every time you shop at Kroger or VG’s Grocery. Link your Kroger Plus card and your VG’s YES card to LACASA and we automatically receive quarterly checks.   KROGER: How to Sign-Up Visit kroger.com Go to your account – sign in or create an account My Account – […]

Registration Open for Volunteer Training

Registration Open for Volunteer Training

Our Spring Volunteer Training Program begins on Thursday, April 19, 2018.  LACASA staff members will be on hand to facilitate sessions that will give you all of the skills needed to volunteer in any of our programs with the exception of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).   Our volunteer training provides in-depth information about how child […]

LACASA Shelters Victims’ Pets, Too!

LACASA Shelters Victims’ Pets, Too!

Our Safe Pet Place allows victims of domestic violence to arrive at the Crisis Shelter with their family pet…or pets, as the case may be. LACASA Center offers two cozy indoor kennel facilities that keep pets safe and sound.  Pets often are used to control victims. Abusers may threaten to harm or even kill a family […]

Tropical Event to Benefit Our CASA Program

Tropical Event to Benefit Our CASA Program

  This event is sold out. Thank you for your support!   Livingston Sunrise Rotary Club presents Midnight in the Tropics Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 6 – 11 pm Johnson Center, Cleary University, 3750 Cleary Drive, Howell Livingston Sunrise Rotary Club invites you to “Midnight in the Tropics,” its annual fundraising event to support the […]

Job Position Open for CASA Coordinator

Job Position Open for CASA Coordinator

Founded in 1981, LACASA Center is an independent, locally-based nonprofit that provides comprehensive services for victims and survivors of child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault. We also spearhead community education and awareness programs that help keep our community safer. We currently are seeking a full-time Advocate Coordinator for our Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) […]

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

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is updated regularly in the footnote section, which provides links to ongoing news about the Penn State Scandal and its aftermath. By Robin L. O’Grady with Nicole Matthews-Creech The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky captured the nation’s attention and cast a spotlight on an endless question: […]

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