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Connections Matter promotes the building of more resilient, compassionate, and trauma-informed communities – what’s your connection?


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Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is the only statewide organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Through investment in innovative programs proven to prevent child maltreatment before it occurs, PCANC helps North Carolina’s communities decrease factors that put children at risk for abuse and increase factors that encourage children to thrive. Through our offices in Raleigh, we serve every community in North Carolina.

We are the North Carolina chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America.

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Community Partner Spotlight: SAFEchild

Community Partner Spotlight: SAFEchild

Published April 19, 2024 By: LouMecia Staton, PCANC Community Relations Manager At Positive Childhood Alliance North Carolina (PCANC), formerly Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina, we recognize the power of collaboration in achieving better outcomes for our communities...

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Building A Hopeful Future Together During Child Abuse Prevention Month

Building A Hopeful Future Together During Child Abuse Prevention Month

n recognition of the collective responsibility to safeguard the well-being of North Carolina’s children, Governor Roy Cooper has designated April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. This year’s campaign, themed “Building A Hopeful Future Together,” underscores the importance of collaborative efforts among diverse stakeholders to prevent child maltreatment and foster optimism for children and families statewide.

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