We are in critical need of basic essentials ~ In times like these, vulnerable victims of abuse need our protection and support more than ever. We never close, because the needs of abuse victims don't disappear during a pandemic; in fact, they increase significantly.
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April – All Month ~
Look for our Clothesline Project displays at libraries throughout the county to commemorate National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Clothesline Project T-shirts were created by abuse victims and survivors from LACASA.
Our comprehensive organization provides wrap-around services for abuse victims and their families. We also spearhead community-wide awareness and prevention initiatives. If you are passionate about our mission, we invite you to explore our career openings and volunteer opportunities.
The Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its Second Annual Black & Bling event honoring International Women’s Day on March 6. This year, the Hartland Chamber chose LACASA Center as the recipient of its centerpiece raffle donation.
Our Youth Prevention Department works with teens in area high schools to increase awareness about the myths and misinformation surrounding sexual assault and ways to support and advocate for survivors.
Thank you to all supporters and guests of the 2020 Winning Women Empowerment Event! We invite you to watch this video to see and hear about all the great things that happened. We hope to see you at next year’s event!
LACASA Center’s CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council and the Great Start Collaborative are asking Livingston County residents to consider who is a Champion for Children in our community. We are accepting nominations for the 2020 Champion for Children award through March 20.
LACASA Center recently completed an 18-month training program designed to strengthen how advocacy agencies engage with survivors, address institutional responses to violence against women, and involve the community in ending violence.
May 20 – 27, 2019 ~ Bring in your retired, gently-worn clothing to J. Jill at Green Oak Village Place, Brighton, and you will receive 30% off one full-priced item. The gently-worn clothing is donated to LACASA Center for abuse victims. This program is sponsored by the J. Jill Compassion Fund.
LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council recently announced the recipient of the 2019 Champion for Children Award. Gavin Johnson was named the winner in appreciation for the encouragement, support and guidance he provides for the students and families at Brighton High School and in Livingston County.
Friday, April 26 • 7-9 pm ~ Every Two Minutes is a call for change. This locally produced documentary asks us to tear down society’s myths and misconceptions about sexual assault, and to finally just listen and believe.
The Autism Alliance of Michigan has presented LACASA Center of Livingston County with an Alliance Seal of Approval. LACASA is the first interpersonal violence agency in the state to receive the AAoM seal.
September 13, 2018 | LACASA Center recently awarded Jim Gilligan, owner of Snedicor’s Green Earth Cleaners, with a recognition plaque honoring the 10th anniversary of hosting Cinderella’s Closet. Gilligan, who is Snedicor’s Chief Operating Officer, first began hosting the charity event in 2008.
Lucy Diebolt, a longtime LACASA volunteer, has to be one of the bravest people I’ve ever met. While she triumphed in her struggle over domestic violence, Lucy lost her battle with cancer on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.
LACASA Center's CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council partnered with the Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce to recognize a Hartland Area business for going out of its way to enhance the lives of its employees and their families.