About Us

How We're Helping

KCAN is a nonprofit organization focused on protecting local kids. With the help of our staff, we raise funds, organize community awareness events, and teach children and adults alike how to keep Kalamazoo County kids safe.

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Are you passionate about protecting local kids? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

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Thank You

Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

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Promoting Healthy Childhoods

Every day, on average, 13 new cases of child abuse and neglect are reported in Kalamazoo County. A fourth of those cases demand immediate intervention. Many more cases are never reported. 

Consider these facts:

  • Nearly 80% of abuse victims can develop psychiatric disorders by age 21, such as depression, chronic anxiety, eating disorders and PTSD
  • Child abuse survivors are almost four times more likely to become drug addicts or alcoholics
  • 36% of women and 14% of men in prison were abused as children
  • Some abused children become abusers themselves later in life, continuing a cycle of pain​

Preventing abuse is key to solving this very real and growing problem. Support KCAN today to help us reverse the cycle of abuse!

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Contact Us

Kalamazoo CAN Council (KCAN)

420 E. Alcott Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001

(269) 552-4430

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