Our Mission

SCAN’s mission is to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect throughout the Greater Richmond area by protecting children, promoting positive parenting, strengthening families and creating a community that values and cares for its children.

Our History

SCAN was founded in 1991 to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect in the City of Richmond and the surrounding counties of Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Cumberland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, Louisa, Petersburg, Powhatan and Prince George.

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Recent News

Speak Up For A Child with Richmond CASA

Each year, CASA volunteers contribute over 5,000 hours of in-kind service. Since Richmond CASA’s establishment in 1990, they have served over 10,000 children. Richmond CASA recruits, trains, and supervises competent and dedicated volunteers who advocate for the needs of abused, neglected, and at-risk children in juvenile dependency proceedings. CASA volunteers gather valuable information to assist the [more]

New Board Member Ellie Caplice

As a Dinner Host for the Progressive Dinner & Auction for multiple years Ellie Caplice had become familiar with SCAN and its mission. This year she joins SCAN as a member of the Board of Directors, and Vice-Chair for the 2016 Progressive Dinner & Auction. In the role of Vice-Chair, Ellie will help the committee [more]

Volunteers at the Heart of SCAN

The job of SCAN’s Volunteer Coordinator is to link our volunteer’s passions with our organizational mission. “People come to us with a unique set of skills and talents and I want them to find a place here at SCAN where they can use those skills and talents to help prevent and treat child abuse and [more]

SCAN's Informational Videos

Watch SCAN's informational videos covering the work we are doing to prevent and treat child abuse within our 5 [more]

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Events Calendar

September 4, 2015

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm, September 4, 2015

Location: 101 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Description: We welcome you to join us on a tour at the Child Advocacy Center on the first and third Fridays of the month from 11:30AM -12:30PM. Please let us know by the Wednesday before each tour date if you are interested in taking a tour or if you would like to bring someone on a tour. Please contact Kristen Read at (804) 257-7226 or Kread@grscan.com for more information or to register.

September 18, 2015

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm, September 18, 2015

Location: 101 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Description: We welcome you to join us on a tour at the Child Advocacy Center on the first and third Fridays of the month from 11:30AM -12:30PM. Please let us know by the Wednesday before each tour date if you are interested in taking a tour or if you would like to bring someone on a tour. Please contact Kristen Read at (804) 257-7226 or Kread@grscan.com for more information or to register.

October 2, 2015

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm, October 2, 2015

Location: 101 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Description: We welcome you to join us on a tour at the Child Advocacy Center on the first and third Fridays of the month from 11:30AM -12:30PM. Please let us know by the Wednesday before each tour date if you are interested in taking a tour or if you would like to bring someone on a tour. Please contact Kristen Read at (804) 257-7226 or Kread@grscan.com for more information or to register.

October 16, 2015

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm, October 16, 2015

Location: 101 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Description: We welcome you to join us on a tour at the Child Advocacy Center on the first and third Fridays of the month from 11:30AM -12:30PM. Please let us know by the Wednesday before each tour date if you are interested in taking a tour or if you would like to bring someone on a tour. Please contact Kristen Read at (804) 257-7226 or Kread@grscan.com for more information or to register.

November 6, 2015

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm, November 6, 2015

Location: 101 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Description: We welcome you to join us on a tour at the Child Advocacy Center on the first and third Fridays of the month from 11:30AM -12:30PM. Please let us know by the Wednesday before each tour date if you are interested in taking a tour or if you would like to bring someone on a tour. Please contact Kristen Read at (804) 257-7226 or Kread@grscan.com for more information or to register.

November 20, 2015

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm, November 20, 2015

Location: 101 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Description: We welcome you to join us on a tour at the Child Advocacy Center on the first and third Fridays of the month from 11:30AM -12:30PM. Please let us know by the Wednesday before each tour date if you are interested in taking a tour or if you would like to bring someone on a tour. Please contact Kristen Read at (804) 257-7226 or Kread@grscan.com for more information or to register.

December 4, 2015

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm, December 4, 2015

Location: 101 E Grace St, Richmond, VA 23219, USA

Description: We welcome you to join us on a tour at the Child Advocacy Center on the first and third Fridays of the month from 11:30AM -12:30PM. Please let us know by the Wednesday before each tour date if you are interested in taking a tour or if you would like to bring someone on a tour. Please contact Kristen Read at (804) 257-7226 or Kread@grscan.com for more information or to register.

Stewards of Children Training

To sign up for a Stewards of Children training, please contact Margo Buchanan here.