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

Betsy Harris Joins SCAN’s Board of Directors

Betsy Harris, head of Client Services at Richmond Capital Management, joins SCAN as a new member of the Board of Directors this year. She first heard about SCAN when Executive Director Jeanine Harper came to her office to speak about the work SCAN is doing in our community. “Jeanine tells such a great story of [more]

Family Support Program Building Stronger Families

SCAN’s Family Support Program provides weekly treatment groups and psycho-educational groups for families that have experienced or are at high risk of experiencing child abuse and/or neglect. This year, the Family Support Program started a pilot group that met twice a week, instead of the standard one a week meeting, with a fantastic outcome. We would [more]

Paper Tigers

Click here for more information on the Trauma-Informed Community Network.  For more information on Paper Tigers, go to [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

October 21, 2016

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,October 21, 2016

November 18, 2016

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,November 18, 2016

December 16, 2016

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,December 16, 2016

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,December 16, 2016

January 20, 2017

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,January 20, 2017

February 17, 2017

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,February 17, 2017

March 17, 2017

Tour the Child Advocacy Center (CAC)

Starts: 11:30 am

Ends: 12:30 pm,March 17, 2017

Stewards of Children Training

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