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...

North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence is the statewide non-profit membership organization providing support services to local domestic violence agencies and allied professionals. NCCADV’s purpose is to strengthen the network of people working to end domestic violence in NC.

North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault is the sole statewide expert working to end sexual violence and human trafficking through education, advocacy, and legislation. NCCASA provides prevention education, intervention resources, and public policy to end all forms of sexual violence.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Chronic Disease and Injury Section works to reduce death and disabilities through education, policy change and various services. CDI’s goal is to help all North Carolinians develop healthy and safe communities and health systems to prevent and control chronic diseases and to eliminate health inequities.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Women’s and Children’s Health Section works to assure, promote and protect the health and development of families with emphasis on women, infants, children and youth. WCH programs place a major emphasis on the provision of preventive health services beginning in the pre-pregnancy period and extending throughout childhood.

North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Corrections and Juvenile Justice is responsible for the care, custody and supervision of all adults and juveniles sentenced after conviction for violations of North Carolina law. For juveniles, the focus is on strengthening families, promoting delinquency prevention, supporting core social institutions, intervening immediately and effectively when delinquent behavior occurs, and identifying and controlling the small group of serious, violent, and chronic juvenile offenders in the local communities.


Rebecca Swofford, MSW  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Prevention and Training Specialist
North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence 
3710 University Drive, Suite 140
Durham, NC 27707

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