Prevent Child Abuse Vermont promotes and supports healthy relationships within families, schools and communities to eliminate child abuse.
Prevent Child Abuse Vermont (PCAVT) is the Vermont Chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America and the National Circle of Parents. Our mission is to promote and support healthy relationships within families, schools and communities to eliminate child abuse.
PCAVT’s programs are conducted in collaboration with other local and statewide organizations including: schools, childcare centers, parent/child centers, Community Action, the Vermont Department of Health district offices, maternity units of local hospitals, district offices of the Vermont Department for Children and Families, Vermont Department of Corrections facilities, domestic violence shelters, substance abuse treatment and recovery centers, communities of faith and businesses. Currently, PCAVT has over 250 collaborating partners statewide. PCAVT’s programs are unique in that they are skills based and teach adults about how to nurture healthy development in children, and emphasize adult responsibility for keeping children safe.