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, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan and Prince George.

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Recent News

Richmond CASA Welcomes Cristi Head

Cristi Head has been involved in the field of violence against women and children for 15 years. While working towards her Law Degree in 2004, Cristi spent 2 months in Cambodia working on anti-predatory sex tourism related to children and minors. She also held the position of Assistant Commonwealths Attorney in Fairfax County handling domestic [more]

Board Member Erin Jewett

Erin Jewett joined SCAN’s Board of Directors this year, and has since enjoyed a positive and engaging experience getting to know fellow Board Members. “I have enjoyed working with other Board Members on projects within SCAN, while learning about their experience on the Board, and why they support this cause,” said Erin. “As a table captain [more]

Abes for Babes

Join us for the Abes for Babes Campaign and help us raise important funds for SCAN's programs. Abes for Babes is a grassroots campaign held from Abraham's Birthday (February 12th) through the end of April, National Child Abuse Prevention month. SCAN is working with local businesses, schools and other organizations to collect pennies in support of SCAN's [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

February 19, 2016

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,February 19, 2016

March 4, 2016

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,March 4, 2016

March 18, 2016

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,March 18, 2016

April 1, 2016

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,April 1, 2016

April 15, 2016

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,April 15, 2016

May 6, 2016

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,May 6, 2016

May 20, 2016

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,May 20, 2016

Stewards of Children Training

To sign up for a Stewards of Children training, please contact Denise Noble here.