FY21-22 Annual Report Now Available

We invite you to learn how we continued to nurture positive childhoods and prioritize child maltreatment prevention in our state with support from our entire network, including you!
Thank you! 

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

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Erin Meehan as the organization’s new Evaluation Director, effective August 9, 2022. ... read more
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is proud to welcome three new members, Vernisha Crawford, Tanya Armour and Bill Goebel, to the board of directors.... read more
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is proud to welcome Ashley Alvord as Capacity Building Director. Alvord has a strong background in child and family... read more

From The Blog

By Sharon Hirsch, PCANC President & CEO August 9, 2022 Play. Riding bikes in our neighborhood, climbing trees, playing Hide-and-Go-Seek and Kick the Can are... read more
By Melea Rose-Waters The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) is due to be reauthorized by Congress. CAPTA is foundational to the prevention, intervention... read more
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

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