The Carousel Center
A Child Advocacy Center
Helping child survivors heal from physical and sexual abuse
in Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender Counties, North Carolina

If you are a child being abused or you know a child who may be abused or neglected, please contact your local Department of Social Services or
call 911 if an immediate response is needed. 

You may also call the National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-4-A-CHILD or on-line to chat

Additional resources:
The Suicide Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741
Trillium Screening Triage and Referral – 1-877-685-2415

The Carousel Center supports healing, promotes justice, and fosters resilience in children victimized by physical or sexual abuse, and improve our community through education, prevention, and advocacy. Join us in our vision to build resilience in children to strengthen the community. Learn more about what we do HERE.

La misión del Centro de Carrusel es apoyar la curación, promover la justicia y fomentar la resiliencia en los niños víctimas de abuso físico o sexual y mejorar nuestra comunidad a través de la educación, la prevención y el apoyo. La visión del Centro de Carrusel es fomentar la resiliencia en los niños para reforzar la comunidad.

Carousel Center - What We Do to help the healing begin
What do you do if you suspect a child is being abuse?


Lighthouse Beer & Wine Festival October 30th

Carousel Center Beer & Wine Festival
Saturday, October 30th, 2021
Riverfront Park, Downtown Wilmington, NC
Purchase Tickets!


TEE IT OFF Fore the Kids Golf Tournament

TEE IT OFF Fore The Kids
6th Annual Golf Tournament

Saturday, November 13th, 2021
Tigers Eye, Ocean Ridge Community, Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Register! Be a Sponsor!

6th Annual Heart of the Matter & Tinman Awards Luncheon

Heart of the Matter & Tinman Awards

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Ballroom, The Ballast, Downtown Wilmington NC
Be a Sponsor! Be a Host!

The Carousel Center. You can help abused children heal.

The Carousel Center is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; EIN#56-2098739  NC Solicitation #SL002152.  The Carousel Center is the region’s only nationally-accredited, nonprofit child advocacy center that is helping abused children heal. The Carousel Center provides child forensic medical exams, confidential professional trauma counseling and caregiver support to children and their families who have experienced physical/sexual abuse in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender counties.
Your community support, through donations, grants, sponsorships, and proceeds from events, helps children heal and keep them safe.
Audited financial documents are available upon request and may also be found on GUIDESTAR

NCA ensures that all children across the U.S. served by CACs receive consistent, evidence-based services that help them heal from abuse.