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

Michelle Walseman Brings Expertise to dual role at SCAN

Michelle started in a dual role at SCAN in 2019, working within the Richmond CASA and Child Advocacy Center Programs. We are thankful for the expertise, commitment to families, and positive presence that she brings to the SCAN team! How did you first get involved with SCAN? What has your life/work experience been that brought you [more]

Meet SCAN Staff Member Kasey Brach

Kasey started at SCAN as the Operations Coordinator just a week before the Covid-19 pandemic temporarily shifted operations for SCAN and its programs in March 2020. She immediately jumped in to help staff and families navigate these challenging times. Her positive energy, intelligence, hard work and kindness have been invaluable in keeping SCAN running smoothly [more]

Meet SCAN Staff Member Charlotte Eure

Charlotte Eure began as a SCAN Intern in 2019 and quickly became an invaluable member of the SCAN team. She now serves as the Community Programs Communications Coordinator and helps make so many things possible within this program including work with the TICNs, SCAN's consultation and training efforts, and special campaigns. We are thankful for [more]

Meet SCAN Board Member Tyee Mallory

Tyee joined the SCAN Board in 2018 and has been an incredible part of SCAN since then. Her expertise, passion, and insight into issues such as policy and marketing have been invaluable to the success of SCAN.    How did you first get involved with SCAN? In the spring of 2018, a high school classmate (Casey Bartok) reached [more]

Meet New CPP Lead Teacher Yanira Perez

Ms. Yani started with SCAN's Circle Preschool Program in January 2021 and will serve as the Lead Teacher in our new classroom. She brings early childhood experience and an ability to help SCAN serve more Spanish speaking families We are excited to welcome Ms. Yani to the SCAN CPP team! What is your role at [more]

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]

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