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CASA volunteer training scheduled for July

CASA volunteer training scheduled for July

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has announced an upcoming training session for those interested in volunteering in Elkhart County. To qualify, candidates must be age 21 or older, have no felonies, and possess the ability to be non-partial. Training begins...

Roofsit celebrates 22 years

Roofsit celebrates 22 years

Next week marks the 22nd anniversary for Roofsit, and we hope everyone will take a moment to support this event. All donations go directly to local organizations that work to prevent child abuse, including CAPS. On Monday, staff from CAPS will be working the phones...

Mom’s Big Ideas: Choices

Mom’s Big Ideas: Choices

Who doesn’t want a well-rounded child who is happy, healthy, cooperative, compassionate and responsible?  One key to achieving this goal is to build self-esteem. Giving your child opportunities to make decisions can help achieve this. The Gift of Choices Giving your...

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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