Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect (SCAN) Clinic
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Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect (SCAN) Clinic

​Is a referral required?
All children are assessed by appointment. You need a referral from the following agencies to use this service. Referrals from these agencies can be by phone or fax.

• MCFD/Child protection social workers
• Delegated Aboriginal Agencies/social workers
• All physicians/nurse practitioners, e.g., emergency or private practice
• All RCMP members

Are there eligibility requirements?
This service is offered to any child under the age of 19 years old who is suspected of being a victim of non-acute (over 72 hours) child physical, sexual, and emotional abuse or neglect, from communities within the Interior Health geographical region.

Is there a cost?

We offer this service in the following language(s):
Related links and helpful resources
SCAN brochure
MoH     PCQO