SCAN has been providing support to thousands of at-risk families and children in East Harlem and South Bronx since 1977. With programs as diverse as substance abuse treatment, violence prevention, literacy programs, after-school activities and events, employment skills training, and youth leadership, SCAN’s family-focused approach builds on individual and group strengths. SCAN programs empower, fostering responsibility and initiative, and enabling families and children to believe in themselves.
“YES, I can” is SCAN’s universal theme. It symbolizes the positive attitude at the core of our success and the spirit SCAN aims to inspire in its children and families. SCAN is building communities of capable, confident and connected individuals.