Our Vision Mission & Strategy


Our vision is that every child in Northern Virginia will grow up in a safe, stable, nurturing family, with the supports they need to contribute to stronger communities today and as adults tomorrow.


Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) of Northern Virginia is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the well-being of children, improve parent-child relations and prevent child abuse and neglect by:

EDUCATING the community about the scope, nature and consequences of child abuse and neglect and the importance of positive, nurturing parenting;

PROVIDING direct parent education;

ADVOCATING for children in the community, the legislature and the courts.

Our Strategic Plan

Read about our Year at a Glance

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