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You can pave the way: Purchase a paver at the new home of CAPS!

Help us hit our fundraising target to make sure the future home of child abuse prevention in Elkhart County is completed! You can support a safer future for children in Elkhart County and have your support commemorated with an engraved paver on the walkway to the new CAPS when it is completed in 2017. Click the button below to find out more and donate today!


Child And Parent Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the cause of ensuring that every child in Elkhart County has the benefit of safe, stable, nurturing relationships in their childhood. Through education, advocacy and intervention, CAPS works with others in the community to build strong families, safe environments and a life free from abuse and neglect for every child. 

If you suspect a child in your life may be the victim of abuse or neglect, call the Indiana Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-800-5556. The Indiana Department of Child Services provides a free online training course on how to recognize and report abuse. Go to reportchildabuse.dcs.in.gov to learn more about abuse and what you can do to report it.

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Click the button below to make a payment for Guardian ad Litem (GAL) or other CAPS services. Please use the comment box on the payment page to supply information about your payment including any applicable cause numbers as well as what program or service you are paying for.

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Sep. 19, 2016

The big machinery rolls into CAPS's backyard for the building project

Crews are transforming the landscape at CAPS's Elkhart office in preparation for the construction of the new Joy Rose Center.

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What's New

CAPS breaks ground on new home!

More than 200 people joined us on Sept. 1 for a beautiful evening to celebrate the start of construction on the new Joy Rose Center.

The new building will be a safer and more efficient place to prevent child abuse in Elkhart County. Once the new facility is complete in 2017, the current building will be knocked down.

Check out our photo album on Facebook for more! And watch coverage from ABC 57!


Thank You To Our Generous Vision 2020 Partners