Partnering With The Community to Prevent Child Abuse
The Carousel Center uses a MDT (Multi-Disciplinary Team), consisting of community partners, to better hold child abuse perpetrators accountable by collecting evidence from children who have reportedly experienced sexual/physical abuse and/or neglect through initial forensic interviews and medical evaluations.
Referrals are made through law enforcement and Departments of Social Services. If you have concerns about a child in your community, please feel free to contact The Carousel Center for guidance.
Please be aware that according to North Carolina MANDATED REPORTING LAWS any North Carolina adult that suspects that a child is being abused, neglected or mistreated, is required to report their suspicion to their local Department of Social Services. These reports can be made anonymously. To review the mandated reporting laws please visit:
New Hanover County
Department of Social Services
New Hanover County Social Services Web Site