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

Meet Board Member and Past Progressive Dinner Chair Amy Quigley

How did you first get involved with SCAN? My husband Brian and I were invited to attend the 2010 Progressive Dinner by friends who were hosting in their home. We went and had a fantastic evening around a table of both friends and people we were meeting for the first time. It was special and fun, [more]

Rochelle Fisher Leads 2020 SCAN Santa Shop

Rochelle first joined SCAN’s BYP in 2018 and quickly became very involved. She is always willing to lend her talents to enhance SCAN’s work, reach families and share the mission. From serving on the Executive Committee to creating graphics and flyers to ensuring Santa is ready to meet children served by SCAN, Rochelle jumps right [more]

Surprize Parker and Luis Luna Join SCAN Team in Richmond Public Schools

Surprize Parker and Luis Luna Join SCAN Team in Richmond Public Schools SCAN has the opportunity to deepen our partnership with Richmond Public Schools during the 20-21 school year through support from federal CARES funding. Two new SCAN staff, Surprize Parker and Luis Luna, have already begun working within the school system. They join SCAN staff, [more]

Longtime CASA Volunteer August Butler Now Serves as Case Manager

August has been involved with Richmond CASA for the past 5 years. They first began as a CASA volunteer and became a full-time staff member just over one year ago. The CASA Program Coordinator shared that “August’s positive traits are overwhelming. They are reliable, open-minded, and constantly searching for new things to learn. They are [more]

Tamika Daniel Helps Build Awareness and Resilience as SCAN's Behavioral Health Community Organizer

Tamika Daniel began as SCAN’s Behavioral Health Community Organizer in August 2019 through a partnership with Richmond Memorial Health Foundation. Utilizing her expertise and experience, she brings SCAN’s work in Adverse Childhood Experiences, trauma and resilience to the community through trainings and forums. She also assists in building resilience and facilitating healing through empowerment and [more]

Ann Abell Leads as Circle Preschool Program Clinical Coordinator

Ann Abell joined SCAN’s Circle Preschool Program in August 2019 as the Clinical Coordinator. In this role, she manages the clinical aspects of SCAN’s therapeutic preschool program including overseeing therapeutic services in the classroom setting, providing one on one mental health sessions with children and caregivers, and conducting assessments when children are referred to the [more]

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