UNC Hospitals' Beacon Child and Family Program
101 Manning Drive, CB #7600 Chapel Hill NC 27514 US

984-974-0470

Beaconpr@unchealth.unc.edu

About the Beacon Program

The University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals' Beacon Child and Family Program provides comprehensive, 24 hour coordinated care to UNC Health Care System's patients, families, and employees experiencing a variety of family violence. It includes services for children and victims of domestic violence, elder abuse, workplace violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Services are provided at UNC Hospitals, its satellite clinics, or over the phone.                                                            


Who is eligible for services from the Beacon Program?
Any patient, family member, or UNC Health Care employee who has experienced fear, physical danger, threats, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, or other violence who would like confidential support or assistance. The Beacon Program works with children and adult patients who have been impacted by violence.

Services the Beacon Program Provides:
Safety & Risk Assessment                           Information on Legal Issues    
Brief Counseling and Support                       Safety Planning     

Follow-up Sessions and Support Groups     Victims' Assistance                  
Referrals to Healthcare Providers and Community Service Agencies