Welcome

The University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals Beacon Child and Family Program provides comprehensive, coordinated care to UNC Health Care System's patients, families, and employees experiencing a variety of family violence. It includes services for children, victims of domestic abuse, human trafficking, workplace violence, sexual assault, and the elderly. The program provides medical and psychological assessments, counseling, and education for patients. Any patient who has experienced fear, physical danger, threats, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, or other violence is eligible. Services are provided at UNC Hospitals, its satellite clinics, or over the phone.

Our Goal: To provide services that help break the generational cycle of family violence and to encourage caring attitudes in the delivery of patient care.

Beacon Program Services

  • Evaluation
  • Counseling
  • Referrals to health care providers
  • Referrals to community agencies

Location

  • Services are provided at UNC Hospitals, its satellite clinics, or over the phone.

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