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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.

Learning & Leadership Summit

Join us for the Virtual 2023 Learning and Leadership Summit designed to help us all support and strengthen families and activate support for effective prevention practice. 

Connections Matter NC

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

Latest News

    February is National Parent Leadership Month. During the month of February, Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) invites you to join us in... read more
Governor Cooper proclaimed February 2023 Family Support Awareness Month highlighting the critical work of home visitors and parenting educators across the state. Early childhood home... read more
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is proud to welcome Zoë Playe as Development Director. Playe has an extensive background in development as she has... read more

From The Blog

Meet Andrea Clark! Andrea is PCANC's Prevention Networks Manager and has been with the agency since 2018 in a couple different roles. Andrea holds her... read more
Posted: January 9, 2023 By Sharon Hirsch, Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO    At Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC), we work to... read more
Posted: December 22, 2022 By Sharon Hirsch, Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO  This time of year, we often gaze upon our children’s eyes... read more