Prevent Violence NC is a cooperative effort by five statewide agencies to encourage coordinated violence prevention initiatives across North Carolina.
Here you’ll find the latest research and resources to help build key community, family, and individual strengths to prevent violence and promote health.

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Why Focus on Risk and Protective Factors

icon riskWhy does violence occur? How do we keep it from happening? Risk and protective factors can help us answer these two critical questions.  Read more...

Support and Programs Near You

icon supportAcross North Carolina, there are numerous examples of innovative programs working to end violence and support survivors. Read more...

You Can Help Prevent Violence NC

icon helpWhether you are looking to expand your current prevention program, start a new one, or join efforts with others, there are many resources and tools to help. Read more...

Charlotte | Concord | Durham | Fayetteville | Flat Rock | Lillington | New Bern | Raleigh | Wilmington | Winston-Salem


Apprenticeship 2000
1201 Elizabeth Ave
Charlotte, NC 28204

Charlotte Mayor's Youth Employment Program
600 E. Fourth Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Charlotte YouthWorks
1401 W. Morehead Street, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28208

Friendship Community Development Corporation, Sweet Creations
3301 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216

Goodwill Southern Piedmont
2122 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208

Urban League of Central Carolina
740 West 5th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202


Cabarrus Literacy Council
PO Box 955
Concord, NC 28026


214 Broadway St.
Durham, NC 27701

Durham Summer YouthWork Internship Program
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701


Fayetteville Technical Community College Workforce Development
410 Ray Ave
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Flat Rock

Blue Ridge Literacy Council
625 College Dr
Flat Rock, 28731


Harnett County JobLink Center and Youth Program
1137 E. Cornelius Harnett Blvd
Lillington, NC 27546

New Bern

Craven Literacy Council
2507-F Neuse Blvd
New Bern, NC 28562


Literacy Council of Wake County
916 W. Morgan St.
Raleigh, NC 27603

NC Youth Conservation Corps
1028 Washington Street
Raleigh, NC 27605


Cape Fear Literacy Council
1012 South 17th St.
Wilmington, NC 28401

Hometown Hires (New Hanover County)
5919 Oleander Drive, Suite 115
Arboretum Center Building II
Wilmington, NC 28403


Goodwill of Northwest North Carolina (OneLife, RESET)
2701 University Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27105

One important goal of Prevent Violence NC is to connect communities and practitioners around initiatives to alter important shared risk and protective factors for violence. If you are part of a program or you are familiar with a program that you think should be included in our prevention maps, please tell us about it!


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The maps below show the location of innovative violence prevention strategies taking place across North Carolina. They are sorted according to the shared risk and protective factors, or Key Strengths, they address. Each pin on the map points to one or more prevention programs. Hover over a pin to view program name and location. Click the pin to navigate to the program's website. If you would like to nominate a program for the map please complete a nomination form.

star pin = Community Story program     red pin = 1 program     green pin = more than 1 program

National Hotlines

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