Celebrating 40 Years

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina is celebrating 40 years as the only statewide organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect before it ever occurs. We focus on strategies built on science to build strong families, safe children and supportive communities!

Building Capacity; Building Connections

Built on evidence. Supporting strong families and safe children. Engaging Communities. Prevent Child Abuse NC supports the development of safe, stable, nurturing relationships for children in their families and communities to prevent child abuse and neglect.

From the Blog

Follow the latest updates in statewide efforts to improve the lives of North Carolina children and families.

Prevention Action Network

An affiliation of agencies and individuals invested in developing strong families, supportive communities and improved outcomes for NC’s children.

Kids First License Plates

Raise funds for the NC Children’s Trust Fund and raise awareness for children’s healthy development every day on the roads.

Pinwheels for Prevention

Pinwheels represent the great childhoods all children deserve. Plant a pinwheel garden for Child Abuse Prevention Month in April!

Latest News

Silhouettes of Business People Discussing Business Issues Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) announces the election of its fiscal year 2019-2020 executive officers: Jed Hysong,... read more
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) announced the appointments of Audrey Kemp Curry, DDS, MPH; Ilina Ewen; Katherine Vail Pope; Susan Scott; and Catherine Williamson-Hardy,... read more
“Claire’s experience in nonprofit philanthropic work, and child development, including a previous role where she worked with PCANC, make her uniquely qualified to lead PCANC’s... read more

From The Blog

By: Sharon Hirsch, Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO Posted: September 13, 2019 This message was sent to the NC congressional delegation, urging them... read more
By: Kris Demers, Prevent Child Abuse NC Communications Manager Date Posted: July 19, 2019 We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new website!... read more
By: Sharon Hirsch, Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO  Date Posted: June 13, 2019I recently spoke to a delegation from Uzbekistan who came to... read more