Our children can’t wait! Their bodies and brains are growing, building the foundation for their futures. Your investment today builds hope for a brighter, safer, healthier future for our children – and all of us.

Every child is filled with tremendous promise.

We have a shared responsibility to help children reach their untapped potential. In collaboration with partners and supporters like you, we’re advocating for policies that put children and families first, supporting communities in strengthening families, and raising awareness of strategies that improve outcomes for children and families. Together, we’re building a stronger foundation for North Carolina’s future.

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.

NC Family Resource Center Network

Connect with other Family Resource Centers in NC to increase investments and promote best practice in family support services through advocacy and collaboration. 

Connections Matter NC

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

Latest News

March 31, 2023 RALEIGH — Recognizing the role everyone plays in helping North Carolina’s children reach their untapped potential, Governor Roy Cooper declared April as Child... read more
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Presents Donna Stone Memorial Award Morrisville, N.C. (March 28, 2023) — Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) announced on March... read more
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Presents Sonia de la Cruz with Parent Leadership Award Morrisville, N.C. (March 28, 2023) — Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina... read more

From The Blog

May 23, 2023 By Sharon Hirsch, PCANC President & CEO In late February, the NC Commission on Indian Affairs held their 7th Annual Indian Child... read more
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Wednesday, April 19 is Prevent Child Abuse America’s Digital Advocacy Day — a powerful day for raising awareness... read more
April 3, 2023 By Ashley Cooper, Prevent Child Abuse NC Communications Associate April is here, which means it is National Child Abuse Prevention Month (CAP... read more