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LACASA Statistics – How we help

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How We Helped in 2017

Domestic Violence Services

  • 4,349 nights of emergency shelter provided in our Crisis Shelter
  • 15,811 meals provided for Crisis Shelter residents
  • 2,145 crisis calls answered on our 24-hour Help Line
  • 276 outbound crisis visits made by our On-Call Response Team
  • 9,367 nights of long-term housing provided through our Transitional Housing Program
  • 245 domestic violence adult survivors were provided clinical services
  • 81 domestic violence child survivors were provided clinical services
  • 882 individuals received assistance from our Legal Advocacy Program
  • 113 nights of animal shelter provided at our Safe Pet Place

Sexual Assault Services & Counseling

  • 283 individuals served by our Sexual Assault Response Center

Child Abuse Services

  • 239 forensic interviews were conducted by our Child Abuse Response Effort (CARE) Team
  • 215 abused children received counseling services and clinical group services
  • 83 at-risk families served by our Healthy Families in-home visiting program
  • 14 children referred for Trauma Assessments
  • 72 children served through our Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program

Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council Programs

  • 72 community education classes and awareness events conducted
  • 354 nurse-led Period of Purple Crying presentations in the schools
  • 106 community Pinwheel Gardens for Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • 19,606 adults participated in child abuse awareness & prevention events

Community Prevention & Family Education Services

  • 82 community-wide presentations conducted for adults
  • 2,956 adults attended community-wide presentations 
  • 189 high school presentations made for teens
  • 7,325 teens reached through prevention and education classes
  • 18 awareness events conducted on dating abuse, dating violence, sexual assault & domestic violence
  • 3,950 individuals reached at interpersonal violence presentations
  • 328 teens obtained dresses at Cinderella’s Closet events
  • 58 individuals served by Nurturing Parenting program
  • 17 men participated in the eight-week Father’s Only group
  • 3 new Community Prevention Parenting Workshops added this year
  • 150 participants in new parenting workshops this year
  • 304 children served by Project Success in the schools
  • 16 teens served during special 14-week Life Skills course
  • 141 students served in Curriculum-Based Support Group
  • 165 individuals served by the Parent Coach program
  • 5 Community Public Service Substance Abuse campaigns conducted
  • 1,500 individuals reached through substance abuse campaigns

Domestic Abuse Intervention Program (DAIP)

  • 107 assailants (95 males, 12 females) participated in our assailant intervention program


  • 522 volunteers
  • 24,944 volunteer hours of service provided for LACASA



LACASA Staff Insight

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: […]