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Programs & Services

Exchange/SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent and treat child abuse in northwest North Carolina. This mission is accomplished through a variety of services aimed at strengthening families, enhancing parent-child relationships and increasing community awareness. Questions or referrals? Call 336-748-9028 or contact us.

Parent Aide

The Parent Aide Program focuses on effective skills for healthy parenting. Our highly trained staff and volunteers help strengthen the family unit through in-home visitation, encouraging problem solving, bonding, and skill building within the family.

Welcome Baby

The Welcome Baby Program is a free service designed to help families located in Forsyth County! We provide support, child development information, home visitation, and community resources. For referrals and more information call 336-725-BABY (2229).

  • Welcome Baby Warmline 24-hour telephone counseling for parents with questions and/or concerns about infant care. Postpartum services and referrals available. 336-725-BABY (2229)
  • Home Visitation Educates and provides information pertaining to infant care, child development, and health concerns.
  • Under 5 Club A monthly support and enrichment for group caregivers of children, newborn to age 5. Families participate in activities and receive parenting information.

Fathers Are Parents Too!

Participants learn basic childcare skills, what it means to be a father, how to develop healthy relationships, and improve physical and mental health. Referrals and case management will also be provided. To register or for more information, call (336) 725-2229, ext. 117

Telephone Counseling

24-hour telephone counseling for families in crisis or involved in child abuse. Call 336-748-9028.

Community Education

Training and workshops to educate the public on child abuse. Wide range of subjects, including day care consultation, prevention programs to children, presentations on identification and intervention, as well as program development consultation.

Parent/Teen Solutions

In home visitation services and 12-week group for parents and teens from 12-17 years old. Participants learn about healthy communication, relationships, and topics relevant to teens. Childcare and transportation offered.

Supervised Visitation

Externally monitored supervision, in-room supervised visitation, parent coaching supervised visitation and unsupervised visitation in the Exchange/SCAN center for parents who are in the midst of divorce, or impacted by 50B protection plans. Fee for services. Available in our Forsvth County office for Forsyth County and surrounding counties.

Respite Care Program

Crisis or planned placement of children with collaborating agencies to reduce the potential for abuse and neglect. Parents or agencies can call 24 hours/7 days per week. Free. Transportation available. Available for Forsyth county residents only.

Intensive Family Preservation Services (IFPS)

Intensive home visitation for families to prevent out of home placement of children. Services include: family assessment, intensive family and individual counseling, client advocacy, case management, development and enhancement of parenting skills, and referral to other services as appropriate. Offered in Davie, Forsyth, Rockingham, Stokes, Surry, Yadkin,Davidson, Iredell, and Rowan counties.

Children's Parents

12 week parenting classes for parents at risk of abuse or neglect. Referrals by court order, professionals, or families. Call 336-748-9028.

Systematic Treatment After Sexual Abuse for Families (STA SAFE)

Family intervention for sexual abuse including victims, siblings, and parent/partners. Risk assessment for abuse-reactive children, up to 18 years of age and offenders both male and female. Both individual and group treatment is available. Call 336-748-9028.

Office 336-748-9028 | 24 Hour Emergency 336-978-9150 | Email
500 W. Northwest Blvd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27105