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CAPS’s annual auction raises $254K

CAPS’s annual auction raises $254K

Friday, Nov. 9, Child and Parent Services (CAPS) raised nearly $254,000 at their ‘80s-themed Vines, Steins and Stillz auction. Three hundred and seventy-five guests attended the event at the elaborately decorated RV Hall of Fame. Mr. Z Band played popular music from...

CrossFit donates items to CAPS families

CrossFit donates items to CAPS families

Tim Fair, manager and head coach of CrossFit Elkhart (2774 Faith Ave.), hosted his first annual Faith RXD “Naughty or Nice” 2018 toy drive. CrossFit centers from across the nation participate in the toy drive every year. While many of the fitness centers take this...

Annual CAPS tradition warms up the holidays

Annual CAPS tradition warms up the holidays

Wednesday, Nov. 28, CAPS’s Healthy Families program hosted its annual Blanket Group event. Family Support Specialists from Healthy Families chose two families each to create “Knots of Love” tie-knot fleece blankets as a gift for one of their kids. The organization...

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...

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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