Advocacy & Engagement

Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana works to:

  • raise awareness of prevention through Pinwheels for Prevention, Child Abuse Prevention Month, the media, social media and misc. campaigns and events
  • build commitment to prevention with parents, businesses, the faith community, service providers, youth-serving organizations and all levels of government
  • advocate for legislative policies that support Louisiana’s children and families

Pinwheels for Prevention

The Pinwheels for Prevention public awareness campaign motivates individuals to take an active role in prevention in their communities.

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, when people across the country come together to show their support for nurturing families who provide happy, healthy childhoods.

News & Events

The latest news and events about PCAL and child abuse prevention


Take a look at PCAL's latest newsletters

Safe Haven

Louisiana's Safe Haven Law allows a parent who wishes to anonymously give up an infant (unharmed and less than 60 days old) to leave the infant in the care of an employee of a designated emergency care facility.