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Welcome to

Prevention Board

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board is committed to mobilizing research and practices that prevent the occurrence of child maltreatment. The Prevention Board partners with organizations throughout the state, providing support for proven programming so that children across Wisconsin grow up in safe, stable and nurturing families and communities.​​

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Family Resource Centers

FRC centers have understanding and knowledgeable staff, who know a lot about parenting and how children develop.​

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May is Resilient Wisconsin Month

Taking care of yourself, your friends, and your family can help you cope with the day-to-day challenges of life. Take time this month to learn how individuals and communities can thrive by staying connected and building strength. 

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Get Your License Plate!

Find out how you can support Wisconsin families by purchasing a Celebrate Children License Plate.

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Integrating Protective Factors 

The Strengthening Families™ Protective Factors Framework is fou​ndational to the w​ork of Family Resource Centers (FRC). The five Protective Factors strengthen the roots of family well being and provide a common language to talk about family strength.​

Every child deserves to grow up in a safe, stable, and nurturing environment. 


Five for Families

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​Learn the 5 Strengths that keep every family strong.
Strong families have a positive effect on the way kids learn and grow. Together, strong families—and the friends and community that surround them—can weather difficulties and care for one another. Strength matters to everyone.

​​​Learn​ ​more​​