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Michiana responds to CASA’s need for blankets

Michiana responds to CASA’s need for blankets

On October 9, Child and Parent Services put out a request on Facebook for blankets for their CASA program. CASA uses the blankets to give to their kids who are currently in the foster care system. The response has been overwhelming. Thank you, Michiana, for the love....

Elkhart Truth Article: “Bred for the job”

Elkhart Truth Article: “Bred for the job”

The Elkhart Truth featured our facility dog in their Monday, Oct. 15 issue. The article, written by Rasmus S Jorgensen, reveals how powerful his presence is in the courtroom. "'Adults are scared when they come into the courtroom, so it's not unreasonable to think that...

AAP updates car seat recommendations

AAP updates car seat recommendations

New information released by the American Academy of Pediatrics retracts the "until age 2" recommendation for rear-facing car seats. A re-analysis of data reveals children should remain in rear-facing car seats until they reach 40 lbs. The original age recommendation...

2017 News Archive

CAPS Vines, Steins, & Stills Auction!

Join Child And Parent Services for an evening of celebration, fine food and spirits, and philanthropy at a private airport hangar on Saturday, November 11, 2017! As past guests know, the premium hors d'oeuvres supplied by Navarre Hospitality Group are expertly paired...

Successful Co-Parenting High Conflict Resolution Classes

Join us at CAPS for Successful Co-Parenting High Conflict Resolution classes on Tuesday from 6pm-8pm at CAPS-Joy Rose Center. Participants find solutions to improve: *Respect & Understanding *Cooperation & Communication *Responsibility & Priorities *Vision &...

Get Involved in Giving Tuesday!

Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate in improving their...

2016 News Archive

Jules Boutique Holiday Fashion Show to benefit CAPS

Jules Boutique in downtown Goshen (130 S. Main St.) is donating proceeds from its upcoming Holiday Fashion show to CAPS! The Holiday Fashion Show is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at the shop in downtown Goshen. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and everything in the store is 20%...

#Build4Kids: On the ground floor

#Build4Kids: On the ground floor The first week of November brought an exciting development at the building site for the new Joy Rose Center: A concrete floor! Before dawn on Friday, Nov. 4, the concrete crew was getting set up with a massive four-story tall...

#Elktober is nearly over, but you can still vote!

Vote for CAPS Purple Penelope in the Purple Elk Challenge! October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and YWCA North Central Indiana and CAPS are joining forces in Elkhart to raise awareness of the ways domestic violence often intersects with child abuse and...

Point of View: Shaken baby cases are tragic and preventable

Point of View: Candy Yoder A 3-month-old baby, two broken legs, one broken arm, symptoms of shaken baby syndrome: These words just don’t belong together. And yet, there they are together in a report from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department regarding an incident on...

CFAC Director shares her story of survival

Julie Reed survived a childhood of abuse at the hands of her stepfather. Now, she works to help children and families find justice against those who abuse them. TJ21 Media Group recently produced an interview video with Julie, the CAPS Child and Family Advocacy Center...

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