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Author Archives: GACS

2017 DVAM

Every year during the month of October: Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), GACS participates in many awareness events and activities highlighted below: Grundy County Take Back The Night This past fall, we kicked off the month of October in Grundy County, where the agency operates a satellite office in Morris, IL. “Grundy County Take Back The Night” is a free […]

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Holiday Giving

There are so many generous individuals, groups, and organizations throughout our community who never cease to amaze us with their generosity, especially during the holiday season.  Here we highlight just a few of those who brightened our holiday season this year.  While we wish we were able to individually recognize all of our wonderful donors, we send our heartfelt gratitude to all of […]

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GACS E-NEWS | SPRING/SUMMER 2016

Click the image to view GACS E-NEWS | SPRING/SUMMER 2016  

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Rock Against Rape at Abstract

Another SAAM favorite annual event, Rock Against Rape, was held on April 16, 2016 at Abstract American Bar & Grill. Mike & Georgette Luttrell generously opened up their bar to the program as host of the 2016 event, allowing the program to use the entire space to display information and awareness materials including the agency’s Clothesline Project.  The “rock” for […]

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Information on GACS Programs

View our agency flyer via the links below: Guardian Angel Community Services Flyer (English) Guardian Angel Community Services Flyer (Spanish)

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Positive Parenting at GACS

The Exchange Club Center offers positive parenting classes, individual counseling, and parent aide services.  Positive Parenting Classes are on a regular basis for a fee of $100.00 per person attending. Payment plans are available.  The class focuses on a variety of topics designed to provide parents with emotional support while increasing their knowledge base of effective parenting skills. Classes are offered […]

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DVAM EVENT: A Joyful Journey Parenting Fair 2016

A JOYFUL JOURNEY PARENTING FAIR 2016 Presented by A Joyful Journey, LLC. Date:  Saturday October 1, 2016 Time:  10:00am – 3:00pm Location: New Life Church – 500 Gougar Rd, New Lenox, IL 60451 Details: A Joyful Journey Birth Services is hosting a parenting fair on October first, with proceeds being donated to Groundwork Domestic Violence Program!  (via Jouful Journey Facebook Page) Guardian Angel Community […]

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DVAM EVENT: Witches Night Out 2016

WITCHES NIGHT OUT 2016 Presented by the Witches Night Out Committee   Date:  Thursday October 20, 2016 Time:  4:00pm – 9:30pm Location: Jacob Henry Mansion – 20 S Eastern Ave. Joliet, IL 60433 Cost:  $20 Admission – Advanced Admission Tickets Only (No at the door sales)  Purchase tickets here: WNO Tickets Details: Witches Night Out (WNO) is a costume fundraiser for women who want […]

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DVAM EVENT: Angels Against Abuse 5K 2016

ANGELS AGAINST ABUSE 5K WALK/RUN 2016 Presented by Guardian Angel Community Services’ Groundwork & Suzy’s Caring Place Programs Date:  Saturday October 22, 2016 Time:  8:00am Registration – 9am Opening Remarks Location: Towne Center Park – One Towne Center Blvd. Shorewood, IL 60404 Cost:  $25 for Early Bird Registration until 10/8, $30 after 10/8 Details: The 8th Annual Angels Against Abuse 5K Fundraiser to […]

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DVAM EVENT: Will County Take Back the Night 2016

WILL COUNTY TAKE BACK THE NIGHT 2016 Presented by the Will County Take Back the Night Committee Date:  Sunday October 16, 2016 Time:  4:30pm – 7:00pm Location: St. John Lutheran Church – 2650 Plainfield Rd. Joliet, IL 60435 Cost:  Free Details: Take Back the Night offers an opportunity for survivors of abuse to join with others of all races, cultures, backgrounds and […]

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