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Prevention is the Key to Protecting Kids
Here at KCAN, our job is to prevent child abuse before it happens. Find out how Kalamazoo CAN works in our local community and why it matters to our children. Now more than ever, kids need our help.
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Get the Facts & Figures Now
Read the latest information on child abuse and neglect. You'll see how this problem affects all of us, from the countryside and suburbs to every urban neighborhood. Click here now.

Free Online Resources
You'll find a wealth of free online resources right here on this website...from books and videos to helpful guides and emergency contact numbers. Tell your friends to visit Kalamazoo CAN to learn more about this important topic, or click here now.

Mandated Reporter Trainings

We offer in depth, interactive classes to the community at no cost. Contact us for more information.

Parent Child Presentations

Upon request, we come to your group with a customized presentation on child safety. Contact us with your needs.

Parent Literature

We maintain a solid inventory of brochures, booklets and bookmarks containing tips on parenting. Do you have a particular issue you need help with? All of our literature is free upon request.

Encore Magazine January 2016

Thank you, Olga Bonfiglio, for a thoughtful article about our services.

Preventing Abuse | Encore

To read this article now, please click here now.

 

News & Notes

 

Super Hero 5k Fun Run/Walk

The 2016 Super Hero 5K Fun Run/Walk is set for October 1st, 2016. This is a family friendly event! For more information and to register for the race please visit:

https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Portage/KCANSuperHero5KRunWalk

A super hero shout out to our sponsors: Child and Family Psychological Services and UncLee's Barber Shop. Thank you for your support!

If you or your company is interested in becoming a sponsor for this fun filled event, please contact our office at 269-552-4430 or email info@kalamazoocan.com.

 

Blue Ribbon Tree Award Ceremony

 

We are pleased to announce the following 2016 award recipients:

 

Wendy Fields - Professional Excellence

Jennifer Young-Heymoss - Child Abuse Prevention

Ronnie Stephenson - Community Volunteer and

Patrick Conley -Child Advocacy

 

Thank you to all who attended the ceremony to recognize these wonderful individuals who make a positive difference in the lives of children.

 

Family Help Books. We are raising funds to print more copies of our popular resource guide that we distribute to families in need. To help. please make a donation through our Paypal account.  If your business would like to purchase an ad, please contact us directly.

"Sweet Cases" for Foster Care Youth. Thank you to the 40 volunteers who helped decorate and stuff suitcases recently. They have been delivered to children in foster care.

Safe Sleep.  Keep babies alive. Place them to sleep alone, on their backs, in a crib. Don't smoke around a baby. Don't sleep with baby on a couch. Consider breast feeding.

Executive Team for 2015-2016

At our Annual Meeting, the following were elected: Chairperson - Maliha Khan, M.A., Vice Chairperson - Laurie Armold, Secretary - Kelly Allen and Treasurer - Nick Schwerin, MS A. Congratulations to our leadership team!

 

What to Do If You See Child Abuse
For detailed information and a local telephone number, please click here now.

Free Web Video
Being a father is the best job a man can have. Watch this short video now.

We Need You

Volunteers Needed. We need volunteers for our 21st annual Be a Lifesaver Campaign on April 15, 16 and 17. This is both an awareness and fund raising event. 2 hours shifts, work with friends or family. Free t-shirt! It's easy; it's fun! Contact us at www.info@kalamazoocan.com. Special thanks to our t-shirt sponsors: Bronson, Advia Credit Union,

Consumers Credit Union, Aspen Dental and Marquardt & Dement.

Report All Child Abuse & Neglect
If you suspect a case of child abuse or neglect, please
read this important information. Then call Kalamazoo County Child Protective Services at
1-855-444-3911. Or click here to learn more.

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Show Your Support Today
We depend on you generosity to continue our mission in the community. Now more than ever, your financial support is critically needed. Please consider making an online donation of any size or becoming a member today. Thank you!


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