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Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect Since 1983





Specialty Car Tag

A Specialty Car Tag is available for purchase at your local Probate Office. It's tax deductible and proceeds directly fund community-based prevention programs. Thinking about a Personalized tag for your car? Click on the Plate!


Prevent Child Abuse Alabama

The Children's Trust Fund of Alabama is also Prevent Child Abuse - Alabama, a chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America! Click logo for more information!

Reports of Interest

U. S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) January 2014 Report on Child Welfare

PCA America's Statement Regarding Sexual Abuse by School Personnel

Understanding Child Maltreatment 2012

2011-2012 University of Alabama Evaluation Report

2011-2012 Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention's Annual Report

"The Costs of Child Abuse vs. Child Abuse Prevention:  Alabama's Experience"

Report to Congress on Immunity from Prosecution for Professional Consultation in Suspected and Known Instances of Child Abuse

Training Opportunities

Foundations for Infant/Toddler Social Emotional Health and Development:  Provider Modules

Protective Factors Training

Mandatory Reporting PowerPoint




Mission Statement

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

Reporting Child Abuse

If you suspect child abuse and/or neglect, please call your local County Department of Human Resources or local law enforcement agency to report suspected abuse or neglect.
Click here for a listing of all Department of Human Resource locations.

Upcoming Events


April is Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month

April 30 - May 2

19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

May 18 - 21

The National Conference for America’s Children

August 4 - 5 Grantee Training - 4-H Youth Development Center at Lay Lake in Columbiana - More Information Coming Soon!

News of Interest


Click here to use the Camellia Eligibility Tool! Alabama's Health and Human Services Information Tool.

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