20 Colonial Square, Sylva, North Carolina 28779

(828) 586-3574

Coordinating & advocating services for abused children in Jackson County.

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Adults Working and Advocating for Kids' Empowerment is a nonprofit organization focused on advocating for victims of child abuse. AWAKE coordinates services for victims of child abuse in Jackson County. AWAKE provides a child friendly environment where the child and their families receive services and support. Our motivated, caring staff work vigorously on educating the community to recognize signs of child abuse while also helping them understand the importance of reporting abuse. 

April is child abuse prevention month

Pinwheels for Prevention 2020

Preventing Child Abuse is Essential

Preventing Child Abuse is Essential

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Standing in the sun, as a symbol of hope for a world free from child abuse, the blue pinwheel is the national symbol of child abuse prevention. Pictured is the pinwheel display at the historic courthouse.  

Preventing Child Abuse is Essential

Preventing Child Abuse is Essential

Preventing Child Abuse is Essential

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Please visit preventchildabusenc.org or d2l.org for tips on how you can prevent child abuse. We can all do this together! 

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Thank You

A huge thank you to Charles Wolfe and State Farm Insurance for this eye-catching banner, displayed during child abuse prevention month. We appreciate your continued support in educating our community. 

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