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Prevent Child Abuse New York is the only private, nonprofit agency serving the entire state whose single mission is to prevent child abuse in all its forms. Our work is centered in prevention and, in particular, in those programs that address problems before they ever occur. This is referred to as “primary prevention.”


We remove barriers to healthy parenting through public awareness; training & technical assistance; and policy work & advocacy. Through our work we support the healthy development and prosperity of New York's children, families, and communities, since preventing child abuse often happens at the community level.


A strong, supportive community that values parenting and families makes a safe and healthy environment for kids. And parents who know they have support and access to resources are better parents.

A strong community helps parents learn, supports them and reduces stress through programs and services that emphasize Protective Factors.

We invite you to learn more about our work of strengthening families, because we all have a part to play in prevention.

Stronger Families. Safer Kids. Successful Communities.


DONATE STOCK: You can now make a gift of stock to Prevent Child Abuse New York! Click on the button below to get started.

The Home Visitation Coordination Initiative held its 2022 Summit: Looking Back, Looking Forward! A successful opportunity for partners from across the state to get together in person and work towards an effective home visiting system for all of New York's families. HVCI is a program of Prevent Child Abuse New York. See pictures from the event.

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1 Steuben Place

Suite 120

Albany, NY 12207



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