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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

http://www.encorekalamazoo.com/preventing-abuse

 

News & Notes

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 go to http://c3funding.com/sw-mi/kcan   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 last week. 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 recent Annual Meeting, the following were elected: Chairperson - Maliha Khan, M.A., Vice Chairperson - Laurie Armold, Secretary - Kelly Allen and Treasurer - Nick Schwerin, MSA.Congratulations to our new leadership team!

Our Super Hero 5k Fun Run/Walk was a great success! A super hero shout out to our sponsors: Willis Law, Attorneys and Counselors, Bethany Christian Services, Great Lakes Community Management Group, LLC, Best Way Disposal, Dr. Robert Humphries, DDS MS PC, Paramount Charter Academy, Aspen Dental - Dr. Ryan, Mid Michigan Entertainment, Almost Fantasy Photography, Houser and Associates, RJ's Printing, Migala Carpet One, Inc. and Vicksburg Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram. Next one is

October 1, 2016. Save the date!

2015 Award Winners were: Professional Excellence: Jamie Prewozniak; Child Abuse Prevention: Tom Robbert; Child Advocacy: Judge Stephen Gorsalitz; and Community Volunteer: Lilly Amos. Congratulations and thank you for the great work you do with children!

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

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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