Welcome To CAPS

Child And Parent Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the cause of ensuring that every child in Elkhart County has the benefit of safe, stable, nurturing relationships in their childhood. Through education, advocacy and intervention, CAPS works with others in the community to build strong families, safe environments and a life free from abuse and neglect for every child. 

If you suspect a child in your life may be the victim of abuse or neglect, call the Indiana Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-800-5556. The Indiana Department of Child Services provides a free online training course on how to recognize and report abuse. Go to reportchildabuse.dcs.in.gov to learn more about abuse and what you can do to report it.

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Sep. 18, 2015

By popular demand, another morning Positive Parenting class!

Register now for Wednesday morning classes in Elkhart starting Oct. 7, 9 to noon at CAPS Joy Rose Center.

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What's New

The 38th Elk Art statue finds a home at Lippert Components Inc.

"The Last of the Herd" as painted by Granger artist and CAPS supporter Anna Ryan Drew can now be seen in the wild. The final piece of the Elk Art on Parade public art project and fundraiser to be auctioned off stands at the corner of C.R. 6 and Marina Drive outside the headquarters of Lippert Components Inc., another of CAPS's most fervent supporters.

To read more about the statue, check out the #CAPSGamechangers blog at ElkhartTruth.com.

Thank You To Our Generous Vision 2020 Partners