In 1976, two high-profile rape cases occurred on Utah State University’s campus. This troubled many community members, and deciding to act, they created the Cache Valley Rape Crisis Team. The team was a hotline and calls were directed toward the university’s Women’s Center. In 1979, Utah passed a spousal abuse act, which made domestic violence […]
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Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse, in conjunction with Fast Forward Charter High School and the Cache Youth Resource Center, has received a $750,000 grant from the United States Justice Department. The grant came from the Office of Violence Against Women, and its goal is to train youth, particularly boys and men, to become leaders […]
The Lethality Assessment Protocol or LAP, is a major tool used by both local law enforcement and CAPSA personnel. So, what is the LAP? Originating from Maryland, Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell, of The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, studied the factors associated with domestic homicide within the state. She studied these cases for more than 25 […]
With Thanksgiving coming up, we think of our blessings and how we can better help those in need. As you consider what you can do to give back for all you’ve been given, consider giving local. By giving local, you’re ensuring your gift has an immediate impact on your neighbors and friends. CAPSA development director, […]
Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse has created a campaign designed to help local CPA’s and accountants encourage community members to donate to local non-profits. Similar to Lee’s branded Buy Local campaign, this campaign encourages residents to keep their charitable giving within Cache Valley. Matt Whitaker, executive director of the Cache Community Food Pantry, said […]
Most of us probably haven’t heard of NUVPEC, but it stands for the Northern Utah Violence Prevention Education Coalition. To learn more about it, I interviewed the coalition chair, Ana Hernandez. Q. Can you tell me the history of NUVPEC – when and how it was started? A. In 2009, CAPSA’s prevention department completed a […]
By now, I hope you’ve heard of the #MeToo social media campaign. It was started by Alyssa Milano on Sunday, October 15, as a way to show all of us how prevalent sexual assault and sexual harassment are. Milano tweeted, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this […]
At the beginning of October, Gail Weinshenker stepped down from the CAPSA Board. A tremendous force for good, we want to thank her for the indescribable amount of service she has given to CAPSA throughout the years. In 2016, Weinshenker’s gift of $100,000 allowed CAPSA to move forward with it’s plans to renovate and expand it’s […]
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CAPSA is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (including weekends and holidays).
24-hour Crisis Hotline: 435-753-2500
P.O. Box 3617
Logan, Utah 84323-3617
CAPSA Tax ID
CAPSA is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to CAPSA are tax-deductible, to the extent permitted by law.
CAPSA’s tax identification number is 87-0413330.