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Prevent Child Abuse New York Website

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Prevent Child Abuse New York (PCANY)


The Prevent Child Abuse New York (PCANY) website provides helpful information related to child abuse and neglect. Some of the resources on this site include:

  • Support and Advocacy for Parents
  • Become a PCANY Volunteer
  • Tips for Parents
  • Tips for Kids
  • Link to Find a Parenting Program



  • 1-800-CHILDREN (244-5373), Toll Free, Every Day 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Multiple Languages


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