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CAPS welcomes new CEO

CAPS welcomes new CEO

The CAPS Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Melinda Konrath-Fielding as president and CEO beginning on June 4, 2018. Konrath-Fielding follows Candy Yoder who has served at CAPS for 29 years. Yoder will be joining the Community Foundation of...

Seven-year-old raises $2,400 for CAPS

Seven-year-old raises $2,400 for CAPS

Adults, kids and canine took their mark on Saturday, April 28, for the CAPS – Child And Parents Services’ annual Superhero 5K. This year, however, 7-year-old Landon Babcock had to choose between participating in the 5K and his dream of hosting a lemonade stand during...

Wear Blue Day

Wear Blue Day

April 20 Wear Blue for Kids Day Show your commitment to keep kids safe from Abuse and Neglect...

Children’s Rallies

Children’s Rallies

Children’s Rally(s) & Wear Blue for Kids day #GreatChildhoods Sponsored by CAPS- Child And Parent Services in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County, Bashor Children’s Home, and Gr8tBeginnings (United Way) Friday, April 20 3:00 –...

Be a Lifesaver at the Lifesaver Breakfast March 1, 2018.

Be a Lifesaver at the Lifesaver Breakfast March 1, 2018.

Each year in November, CAPS holds an hour-long free breakfast event to spread the word about child abuse and what we all can do to prevent abuse in our community. This year, the Lifesaver Breakfast will be in March 2018, and we would like to invite our neighbors in...

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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