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.

5 Factors Fund 5K

This family-friendly event brings the community together to highlight the Protective Factors which are linked to a lower incidence of child abuse & neglect. Join us in Raleigh on October 26!

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

By: Sharon Hirsch, Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO Posted: November 18, 2019 Child sexual abuse IS preventable and biology is not destiny. Our... read more
By: Kristie Demers, Prevent Child Abuse NC Communications Coordinator Posted: March 2018 As I’m sure you already know, April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. It... read more
By: Jes Averhart, Prevent Child Abuse NC Immediate Past Board Chair Date Posted: September 27, 2019 In many ways fate conspires with action to lead... read more