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Author Archives: GACS

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 new 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 – Fall Sessions #1-3

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. 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 several times throughout they […]

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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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DVAM EVENT: Grundy County Take Back the Night 2016

GRUNDY COUNTY TAKE BACK THE NIGHT 2016 Presented by Guardian Angel Community Services’ Groundwork Program Date:  Wednesday October 5, 2016 Time:  5:00pm Gathering – 5:30pm Program Location: Grundy County Courthouse -111 E. Washington St. Morris, IL 60450 Cost:  Free Details: The kickoff for October: Domestic Violence Awareness Month for Grundy County. Opening remarks by Grundy County State’s Attorney Jason Helland to be followed […]

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DVAM EVENT: Purple Light Nights 2016

PURPLE LIGHT NIGHTS 2016 Date:  Wednesday September 28, 2016 Time:  6:30pm Location: Bicentennial Park – 201 W. Jefferson St. Joliet, IL Cost:  Free Details: The kickoff for October: Domestic Violence Awareness Month featuring a vigil, gathering, and balloon release in honor of loved ones lost to domestic violence and in celebration of the brave survivors among us. Open to the […]

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