Staff Spotlights

Meet Andrea Clark! Andrea is PCANC's Prevention Networks Manager and has been with the agency since 2018 in a couple different roles. Andrea holds her master's degree in social work from UNC Chapel Hill, and her bachelor's degree in social work from Metropolitan State...

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Prevent Child Abuse NC 2023 Staffing Update

Posted: January 9, 2023 By Sharon Hirsch, Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO    At Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC), we work to prevent the long-term effects of child maltreatment from ever occurring – because child abuse and neglect is 100%...

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See and Be Seen: The Power of Connections this Holiday Season

As we get ready for the holiday break, let’s all do our best to make sure our children, families and friends know that we are thrilled to see them – and give one another the time and attention we’ve missed and craved these last few years. Because genuine Connections Matter, where we know we are truly seen, treasured and loved. 

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Give Hope, Donate Today

When you give to Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina, it builds hope that our children can grow up in families and communities where they are safe, nurtured and loved so that they can thrive as adults.

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Nurturing Positive Childhoods in Transylvania County

Posted: November 1, 2022 By Sharon Hirsch, Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO    Transylvania County, population 35,000, is an amazing place just southwest of Asheville. Its largest town is Brevard, anchored by Brevard College. And it is a community...

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Help Me Celebrate Nurturing Positive Childhoods!

By Sharon Hirsch, PCANC President & CEO August 9, 2022 Play. Riding bikes in our neighborhood, climbing trees, playing Hide-and-Go-Seek and Kick the Can are some of the first things that come to my mind when I think about my childhood.  I was fortunate to grow up...

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We’re Still Here Building Community Prevention Action Plans

In 2020, Prevent Child Abuse NC received a grant from The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to create the first Tri-County Regional Community Prevention Action Plan in North Carolina.  The plan is to improve coordination within and between systems to enhance care for people impacted by adverse experiences and to build resilience in southeastern NC.

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