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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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PCANC Wins Prestigious Award for Focus on Growing the Good

PCANC Wins Prestigious Award for Focus on Growing the Good

July 22, 2024 - Positive Childhood Alliance North Carolina (PCANC) is thrilled to announce that it has been honored with The Science of the Positive Organizational Transformation Leadership Award for being "positively focused on growing the good." Dr. Jeff Linkenbach,...

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Upcoming Family Events & Support

Upcoming Family Events & Support

Click on the events and resources below to learn more about what's going on in the community. Check back monthly as we update with new opportunities and events! Not finding what you're looking for? Use the FREE FindHelp search bar on our Support for Families and...

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Community Partner Spotlight: Kellin Foundation Hope Hub

Community Partner Spotlight: Kellin Foundation Hope Hub

“We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say, “It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.” Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes.”  --Mister Rogers Prevent. Treat....

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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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