Each year more than 3,000,000 children in the United States are reported abused or neglected and approximately 1,000,000 of those cases are confirmed.
Last year, 128,005 children were reported abused or neglected in North Carolina
31,899 of these children were confirmed as victims or found in need of service
28 died from child abuse homicide
What is SCAN?
Exchange/SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) provides more than 20 different services or programs to prevent and treat child abuse in Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Alamance and other counties in northwestern North Carolina. Last year, SCAN provided services to 3,359 people in 60 cities/towns in 14 counties. The majority of services are free to the community. Volunteers are used extensively for their ability to give individualized care and to involve the community in the prevention of child abuse. Questions or referrals? Call 336-748-9028.
This October marks our 35th anniversary of serving families in the Piedmont Triad Area. Help us celebrate and join us on Friday May 6th for our May Masquerade! Please consider being a sponsor or partner for our signature gala event with a festive masquerade theme and fun new location at SCI Works. Guests will enjoy heavy appetizers and beer and wine while admiring both SCI Works' permanent displays and event specific entertainments.
April was Child Abuse Prevention Month. Many events were held throughout Forsyth, Alamance, Stokes and Surry counties.
Volunteer and Make a Difference
Our volunteers make a difference. Volunteering is a rewarding experience and helps out the agency in so many ways. We are thankful to our volunteers for their generosity of time and talents, without which we wouldn't be able to accomplish our mission.
Parent Aide & Welcome Baby Volunteer Training
Friday, May 13, 2016 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday, September 16, 2016 8:30 am - 4:30 pm