Scheduled Classes - July 2019

Gratiot County Substance Abuse Coalition Meeting

There will be no July meeting, see you in August!
1:00 p.m.
MidMichigan Medical Center Gratiot - Wilcox Auditorium
Please call Emily at (989) 463-1422 with any questions. 

Foster/Adoptive/Relative Care Support Group

Who: Non-biological caregivers (foster, adoptive, kinship, etc.) and their children. 

Where: East Superior Christian Church (605 E. Superior St., Alma, MI 48801)

When: Tuesday, July 9th 6:00-8:00 p.m. (the second Tuesday of every month)

Why: Because parenting is one of the most difficult jobs, and having support from others is crucial. Did we mention free childcare and snacks? 

Please RSVP to Morgan at or by calling (989) 463-1422.


CASA & Coffee

Join CASA of Gratiot County for coffee and you will learn about what a CASA is, why we need volunteers, details about the training process, and how to apply! Have your questions answered!

These will be happening monthly on the third Tuesday!



  Administrative Staff

          Audra Stahl                      Staci Bigelow                      Pam Mahin
          President & CEO              Volunteer & Event Coordinator           Office Manager   


  Children's Advocacy Center Staff                 

      Heather Therrien               Jennifer Stambaugh             Nicole Showers     
      Program Director                 Victim Advocate                 Case Manager      
  Lead Forensic Interviewer                                            Forensic Interviewer

           Nikky Holton                      Michelle Bartnik
    Intake Coordinator       Gratiot Integrated Health Network


  Court Appointed Special Advocates Staff     











          Michelle Zombeck                        Rachel Letsche
          Program Director                  Recruitment Coordinator


  Gratiot County Substance Abuse Coalition Staff

         Ty Warczinsky                     Emily Rayburn                  Sara Krebbs
       Program Director              Coalition Coordinator        Prevention Coordinator

          Alexa Morton
     Prevention Educator


 Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Staff 

       Morgan Rooy                      Richelle Davis                   Jennifer Leppien
    Program Director               Prevention Educator               Parenting Coach


Lending Library


Child Advocacy’s Lending Library is a FREE educational resource!  It is designed for parents and caregivers with children birth to 5 years to encourage and enhance the learning experience at home, school, or child care. 

Items include:

NEW: Four themed sensory bags for children ages birth - 2 years.

Theme Totes: Themed Rubbermaid containers containing books, puzzles, hands on activities, and toys

Story Stretchers: Totes include a book, along with a toy(s) and/or CD to enhance the learning of the storybook.

Items are available to be checked out for a 2 week period FREE of charge.

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