Mission and Vision

Our Mission

Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey (PCA-NJ) promotes great childhoods, positive parenting and healthy child development.  Founded in 1979, all our efforts throughout the state are dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect in all forms for all New Jersey children.

Our Vision

We envision a world where every child has a happy, healthy and safe childhood – free of abuse and neglect.

Our Expertise

Our prevention programs include public awareness campaigns, parenting education programs, workshops and professional training, home visitation services, initiatives that promote parental involvement in a child’s education, and projects that support highly vulnerable families.  We help parents to nurture, develop and sustain healthy children.