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Child Abuse Prevention Month 2024


Child Abuse Prevention Month

Community Pinwheel Gardens

You can pick up your Pinwheel Garden at:

Pinwheels Thrift Store and Family Center, 631 Coliseum Drive, Winston-Salem, NC

Wed - Sat, 11am - 6pm

#WearBlue to support Child Abuse Prevention!

Friday, April 5th

To participate, wear blue and share photos with #WearBlueDay2024 and #ChangeThePATH

Color your own Pinwheel for Prevention!

Post a photo on Facebook or Instagram and tag #TheParentingPATH and #PinwheelsWS to show off your work of art!

Ring Out Child Abuse

Join us as we ring the bell on child abuse awareness and commit to our community's children

Stokes County - Friday, April 5, 10:30am

Stokes County DSS, 1010 North Main Street, Danbury, NC 27016

Surry County - Friday, April 12th, 12:30pm

Surry County Courthouse/Clerk's Office, 201 E Kapp St, Dobson, NC 27017

Forsyth County - Tuesday, April 30th, 12pm

The Parenting PATH and other local venues

Child Abuse Prevention Month Kickoff

Forsyth County Courthouse Lawn

Tuesday, April 9th, 12:30pm

The Pinwheel Garden will be visible the whole month of April!

The Parenting PATH Easter Egg Hunt “Kids Are Fragile Too!”

Family Egg Hunt & Community Resource Event

Minnie Lee Davis Harris/14th Street Recreation Center

April 3rd, 11 am – 3 pm

Not open to the public - by invitation only. 

See us Around Town!

Thanks to Lamar Advertising and the City of Winston-Salem we've got our name around town! Look for The Parenting PATH on billboards throughout the Triad!






Thank you to our Child Abuse Prevention Month collaborative agencies

  • Action4Equity
  • Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist The Birth Center 
  • Bridges to Hope Family Justice Center of Forsyth County
  • Centers for Exceptional Children/Family Support Network
  • Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina
  • Crossnore's Center for Trauma Resilient Communities
  • Crossnore Communities for Children
  • Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
  • Family Services, Inc. (Forsyth County)
  • Forsyth County Department of Social Services
  • Forsyth County Department of Public Health 
  • Guardian ad Litem, District 31
  • Imprints Cares
  • Kernersville Police Department
  • Legal Aid of North Carolina 
  • Love Out Loud
  • Novant Health First Steps
  • Novant Health Pediatrics
  • Safe Kids Northwest Piedmont
  • School Health Alliance for Forsyth County
  • Smart Start of Forsyth County 
  • The Parenting PATH
  • Winston-Salem Police Department
  • Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks Department