Scheduled Classes - November 2018

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)

When: Tuesday, November 13th 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 the number of adults and children in attendance by responding to this email or calling (989) 463-1422.


Gratiot County Substance Abuse Coalition Meeting
Monday, November 19th
Date changed this month for the observance of Vertan's Day.
1:00 p.m.
YFC - Alma
Please call Emily at 989-463-1422 with any questions. 


Nurturing Parenting Program
For Parents of Teenagers
October 1,8,15,29
November 5,12
10:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Wilcox Non-Profit Center
525 N. State St. Room 112 - Alma
Certificates will be provided after completion of the class.
Contact Morgan Rooy at 989-463-1422 to register or for more information.
Darkness to Light's Stewards of Children Training
Monday, November 19th 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Alma Public Library | Art & Carra Smith Room 500 E. Superior St. | Alma, MI 48801 
What is Stewards of Children? Stewards of Children is a prevention training that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth, and for individuals concerned about the safety of children. It is the only nationally distributed, evidence-informed program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes, and change child protective behaviors.
Registration is required. A $5 fee is charged per person to cover partial costs of workbooks. Register by contacting Morgan Rooy at (989) 463-1422 or


We are Hiring!

Position Title - Children's Advocacy Center Intake Coordinator

Minimum qualifications - Bachelors Degree, 2 years experience in the Human Service Field preferred. Candidate must be self sufficient, professional, a team player, friendly, and compassionate.

CAC Intake Coordinator is a full time position responsible for data collection, database management, clerical support, scheduling, family interactions, and Intake duties related to Forensic Interviews.

Please submit resume and cover letter to President/CEO, Audra Stahl, by Friday, October 12th. Resumes and cover letters can be mailed to 525 N. State St. Suite 4 or emailed to

Please click here for a full job description.

Fall Training

Trivia Night 2018

Join Child Advocacy for the 6th annual TRIVIA NIGHT, a fun event that will test your pop culture, sports, music, history and geography knowledge.

The 6th annual Trivia Night fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday, November 17th at the Alma Elks Lodge #1400.  The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with trivia play starting at 7:30 p.m.  Appetizers, desserts, and a cash bar will be available.  

* Eight person teams
* Full team of eight -$160
* Individual tickets $25.00 per person
* 50/50 raffle
* raffle
* silent/live auctions
* table sponsors available.

Your participation in TRIVIA NIGHT will help support our programs and services offered to residents of Gratiot County.  Click here for a registration form.  If you have further questions, please contact Staci Bigelow at (989) 463-1422.  


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