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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

“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

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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Introducing a New Pinwheel Ordering Process for NC Partners

Shining in the sun, the pinwheel is reflective of the bright, happy and carefree childhoods we want all children to have. In 2008 Prevent Child Abuse America introduced the Pinwheels for Prevention® campaign. What their research showed, and what our experiences since...

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Safe Sleep for Babies, Any Sleep for New Parents

By Melissa Clepper-Faith, Prevent Child Abuse NC Policy Director October 26, 2023 It’s a near-universal experience; instead of the cherubic Gerber baby, peacefully sleeping in her crib while parents get their well-deserved rest, you have a wrinkly, red-faced newborn...

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April 19 is Digital Advocacy Day!

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 and advocating for change in our communities and across the nation. This Digital Advocacy Day we join partners...

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Home Visiting: A Story of Support and Success

By Elizabeth Fowler, Prevent Child Abuse NC Communications Associate Published February 27, 2023  February is Family Support Awareness Month, a time to recognize the importance of Family Support programs like Home Visiting and Parenting Education. Family Support...

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