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Strengthening families’ bond with their children.

Strengthening families’ bond with their children.

Empowering families to gain independence.

Empowering families to gain independence.

Addressing families’ health concerns.

Addressing families’ health concerns.


Every child deserves a great childhood.

Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee is a non-profit that works with parents, professionals and communities to provide education, resources and services that strengthen families. Our community-based programs have been educating the public about the prevalence of child abuse and their role in child abuse prevention for 35 years.

Our mission is to prevent the abuse and neglect of children in Tennessee. 

Our vision is to see all children in Tennessee thriving in safe, stable and nurturing families and communities. 


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There are many ways to get involved with PCAT. Click to learn more

Statewide Impact
By The Numbers

parents given the tools and resources necessary to employ positive parenting techniques with their children through NURTURING PARENTING.
first time parents received education, resources and support through HEALTHY FAMILIES TENNESSEE.
percent increase in the number of parent leaders statewide providing trainings and advocating for children and families through the PARENT LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE.

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