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LACASA Statistics – How we help

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How We Helped in 2016

Domestic Violence Services

  • 4,002 nights of emergency shelter provided in our Crisis Shelter
  • 15,069 meals provided for Crisis Shelter residents
  • 2,372 crisis calls answered on our 24-hour Help Line
  • 270 outbound crisis visits made by our On-Call Response Team
  • 10,523 nights of long-term housing provided through our Transitional Housing Program
  • 276 domestic violence adult survivors were provided clinical services
  • 118 domestic violence child survivors were provided clinical services
  • 821 individuals received assistance from our Legal Advocacy Program
  • 566 nights of animal shelter provided at our Safe Pet Place

Sexual Assault Services & Counseling

  • 308 individuals served by our Sexual Assault Response Center

Child Abuse Services

  • 181 forensic interviews were conducted by our Child Abuse Response Effort (CARE) Team
  • 264 abused children received counseling services and clinical group services
  • 63 at-risk families served by our in-home visiting program
  • 30 children referred for Trauma Assessments
  • 69 children served through our Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program

Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council Programs

  • 111 community education classes and awareness events conducted
  • 2 additional public awareness community events which CAP participated
  • 376 nurse-led Period of Purple Crying presentations in the schools
  • 19,616 adults participated in child abuse awareness & prevention events

Community Prevention & Family Education Services

  • 82 community-wide presentations conducted for adults
  • 2,748 adults attended community-wide presentations 
  • 241 high school presentations made for teens
  • 8,432 teens reached through prevention and education classes
  • 491 teens signed Cinderella’s Closet substance abuse pledge
  • 354 teen girls obtained dresses at Cinderella’s Closet events
  • 90 parents served by Healthy Families in-home visiting program
  • 62 individuals served by Nurturing Parenting program
  • 17 families served by the Creating Lasting Family Connections program
  • 23 men participated in the eight-week Father’s Only group
  • 5 new Community Prevention Parenting Workshops added this year
  • 150 participants in new parenting workshops this year
  • 253 children served by Project Success in the schools
  • 15 teens served during special 14-week Life Skills course
  • 135 students served in Curriculum-Based Support Group
  • 198 individuals served by the Parent Coach program
  • 5 Community Public Service Substance Abuse campaigns conducted
  • 1,500 individuals reached through substance abuse campaigns
  • 18 community awareness events hosted regarding interpersonal violence including, dating abuse & violence, sexual assault and domestic violence
  • 3,800 people reached at interpersonal violence awareness events

Domestic Abuse Intervention Program (DAIP)

  • 119 assailants (98 males, 21 females) participated in our assailant intervention program


  • 569 volunteers
  • 22,401 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: […]