Building hope for children and families through education, counseling and intervention programs to Stop Child Abuse Now.

SCAN uses the following evidence-based programs:

  • Parent Aide program
  • Nurturing Parenting
  • Triple P Parenting

Other programs utilized by SCAN:

  • Love and Logic
  • Darkness to Light (For training on child sexual abuse, contact Amy Eisele at 704-878-2227.)

"Everyone else just saw me as an addict. You saw me as someone who needed help."


​Our Mission​

How Do We Help?

  • In 2018 thirty-eight families received Parent Aide services. This weekly, in-home service provides provides support at no cost to the parent(s).


  • Twenty-four families were involved in Coaching to Permanence visits with the goal of reunifying children with their parent(s).

  • Family Connections supervised 290 non-custodial parent's visits in 2018. These visits were monitored by trained personnel in a safe environment.

  • Parenting Classes had 227 participants participate in learning communication, child development, stress management, problem-solving and more. SCAN provides both formal (14 week) classes and informal classes (at homeless shelters, battered women's shelters and the women's jail).

  • Our new support group for Foster-Adoptive Parents involved eleven individuals and their children, both biological and foster children.

SCAN services touched 

more than 650 lives in 2018!