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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.

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 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: […]