Recognize Family Support Awareness Month

Share the work of family support programs in your community, advocate for increased investment in family support programs, and build relationships with other family support programs in NC.

Let’s Make Prevention a Priority.

Advocating for prevention. Building community capacity. Raising awareness. Prevent Child Abuse NC ensures that prevention is a priority in North Carolina and that all communities have the knowledge, skills, and resources to prevent child abuse and neglect at the local level.

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.

Recognizing & Reporting Child Maltreatment

North Carolina law requires all adults to report suspected child maltreatment.

Connections Matter NC

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

Latest News

Despite a pandemic, Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) has continued in our work to build capacity to prevent child maltreatment and to make prevention... read more
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) announced the appointments of Stephen Dauchert, Beth Hunt, Shailaja Rajagopalan, and Somer Saunders to its 2021/2022 statewide board of... read more
Prevent Child Abuse NC Recognizes Two NC Legislators for Commitment to Children’s Issues Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) recently announced that Senator Sydney Batch... read more

From The Blog

By: Kris Demers, Prevent Child Abuse NC Communications Manager All children need safe, stable, nurturing environments and relationships to thrive. Science tells us that positive... read more
By: Elizabeth Fowler, Prevent Child Abuse NC Communications Associate  Recognizing the signs of child maltreatment, knowing how to report suspicions of abuse or neglect, and understanding... read more
By: Sharon Hirsch, Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO August 15, 2007 feels like a lifetime ago, but it’s the first day Ginny Liverance... read more

Before you go, please consider giving the gift of safe childhoods. 


 All children deserve to grow up in safe and nurturing environments.

 TOGETHER, we CAN Prevent Child Abuse, NC!