Connections Matter NC

By building supportive, resilient communities, we’re creating strong foundations for healthy brain development.

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.

Online Trainings

We encourage all NC citizens and professionals can take our free, online trainings: What is Prevention? and Recognizing & Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment. 

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

Prevent Child Abuse NC (PCANC) launched a new public awareness campaign to engage North Carolinians in building caring connections. Every day connections are more important... read more
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

From The Blog

Posted January 13, 2020 By: Sharon Hirsch, Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO This year Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) begins its sixth... read more
Posted December 16, 2019 By: Kris Demers, Prevent Child Abuse NC Communications Manager At Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina, we envision a future where all... read more
Published: December 18, 2019 By: Kris Demers, Prevent Child Abuse NC Communications Manager As we head into a new decade, there is an opportunity for... read more