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April 19, 2024

Child Abuse Prevention Month: How Early Childhood Educators Can Help Prevent Child Abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month—and throughout the month, we’re sharing insights on different ways to help prevent child abuse and neglect. Today, we’re highlighting the […]
April 17, 2024

Preventing Child Abuse Through Safe, Nurturing Child-Adult Relationships

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month—and as part of our mission to end child abuse in Onslow County, we’re sharing tips and education on the many […]
March 29, 2024

Conference gathers forces for community resiliency

Resilience has become a “hot button” element of ensuring survival, well-being, and success in many spheres of modern life—individuals and families, business and industry, faith, personal […]
May 31, 2023

New Equipment Helps CAC Gather Critical Evidence

The One Place Child Advocacy Center (CAC) is improving services to victims of child abuse and neglect in Onslow County through the upgrade of a piece […]
April 28, 2023

Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect in Onslow County

One Place is dedicated to providing our community members with the tools they need to recognize and report child abuse and neglect, ensuring that all children […]
February 10, 2023

Hardison Offers Respected Voice in Defense of Onslow’s Children

Community Partners is a continuing series of profiles of people and organizations serving alongside One Place and its Child Advocacy Center in the fight against child […]
January 13, 2023

Retired Onslow detective had key role in success of the CAC

Community Partners is a continuing series of profiles of people and organizations serving alongside One Place and its Child Advocacy Center in the fight against child […]
August 12, 2022

TASCO Gathers Community to Fight Abuse of Children

This is part of a continuing series of profiles on people and organizations on the front lines with One Place in protecting and serving children and […]
January 21, 2022

Yaniero Has Been a Champion in the Fight Against Child Abuse

This is part of an ongoing series featuring community members and organizations that partner with One Place and its Child Advocacy Center to fight child abuse. […]
December 22, 2021

District Attorney has embraced CAC from the start

This is part of an ongoing series featuring community members and organizations that partner with One Place and its Child Advocacy Center to fight child abuse. […]
December 17, 2021

Don’t Force the Hug

As adults, we know there are many situations in life where saying “yes” is not in the cards. Whether it is taking on another task at […]
December 8, 2021

Community Partners: Collaboration with Military Hospital and Family Advocacy Staff Critical in Fight Against Child Abuse

This is part of an ongoing series featuring community members and organizations that partner with One Place and its Child Advocacy Center to fight child abuse. […]
November 5, 2021

How One Place Supports Children Facing Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress

For some children, experiencing traumatic events during the formative years of childhood can have a profound impact on their life. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can cause […]
October 29, 2021

Community Partner Profile Series: Military Leads by Example in Fight Against Child Abuse

This is part of an ongoing series of profiles on community members and organizations that partner with One Place and our Child Advocacy Center to fight […]
October 27, 2021

Once a Victim, Now an Advocate

For more than 30 years, she kept the secret. Now she is ready to tell anyone who wants to listen. As a child, Noemi Rivera grew […]
October 22, 2021

Domestic Violence “Not a Stranger” to Onslow County

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The US Department of Justice defines domestic violence as “a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used […]
October 15, 2021

Event Brings Community Together in Support of Children and Child Abuse Prevention

BY ELLIOTT POTTER The name of the event is Diamonds and Denim, featuring a traditional blend of festive sparkle and casual style, but the 2021 version […]
September 8, 2021

Funding Cuts Make Annual Fundraiser Essential to Maintain Services for Child Abuse Victims

After three cancellations due to a hurricane and the COVID-19 pandemic, One Place is holding our annual fundraiser on September 11th and the funds raised during […]
August 11, 2021

Community Partner Profile Series: Sheriff Hans Miller

This is the first in an ongoing series of profiles on community members and organizations that partner with One Place and our Child Advocacy Center to […]
July 23, 2021

COVID-19 Impact Series: Child Abuse and Neglect Risks in Onslow County and Beyond

Children are widely recognized as an extremely vulnerable population during natural disasters and emergencies—and with COVID-19 continuing its impact as an unprecedented health emergency, children across […]
June 25, 2021

Happy Birthday One Place!

This week One Place celebrated 23 years of service to Onslow County. Twenty-three years of positively impacting children and families and encouraging a more resilient community. […]