Prevent Child Abuse Alabama

The Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention secures resources to fund evidence-based community programs committed to the prevention of child maltreatment. We advocate for children and the strengthening of families.

Key Issue Areas

Participates in Abuse Head Trauma (AHT) prevention efforts with the program Baby Think It Over.

Co-leads in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) prevention efforts with the programs Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences (HOPE), Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs), and The Resilience Project.

Co-leads in Neglect prevention efforts with the program Strengthening Families Program.

Co-leads in Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) prevention efforts with the program Stewards of Children (Darkness to Light).

Utilizing the Protective Factors Framework through ACEs, Advocacy, Home Visiting, and Training.

The chapter works with the following evidence-based home visiting models: Early Head Start (Home Visiting), Family Resource Centers (FRCs), Healthy Families America (HFA), Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY), Nurse Family Partnership (NFP), Parents as Teachers (PAT), and Triple P and participates in the statewide home visiting coalition.

Advocacy efforts include

  • Protect and increase funding for child abuse and neglect prevention in AL.
  • Educate Alabama's Congressional delegation about our efforts and increase federal funding.
  • Opioid Prevention Initiative and Digital Safety statewide campaign.

Fast Facts

25 total FTEs


The chapter partners with businesses/corporations, exchange clubs, faith-based organizations, foundations, Kappa Delta, Kids Count, Law Enforcement, schools, United Way, and Voices for Children.

Key Contact

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