Program Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program (SCAN)
The Hospital for Sick Children
6th Floor
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1X8
Location Gerrard Street West and University Avenue at Queen’s Park Subway station.
How to Contact Us
Phone   416-813-6275 / 416-813-6178    
Fax   416-813-5846    
Our Hours
  • Emergency Service: 24 hours, 7 days a week through the Emergency Department.
  • For non-emergency situations, call the SCAN Program through Locating, 416-813-7500 before bringing a child or family.
  • Office: Monday – Sunday  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Who We See
  • Children and adolescents under the age of 18 years.
What We Do
  • Physical examination of children and adolescents, where there are concerns of sexual abuse.
  • Provide a psychosocial, forensic assessment of sexual abuse concerns for young children who have been referred by police and/or child welfare authorities.
  • Provide children and adolescents who have been maltreated and their families with support and referrals to people and agencies that can help.
Physical Access
  • Accessible for people with disablities.
  • Barrier free washroom.
  • Braille and tone elevator with lowered buttons.
  • Designated parking.
  • Emergency entrance wheelchair accessible.
  • Parking meters and parking lot available across the road.
  • Special accessible examination table and shower.
  • Stairs
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • English.
  • Interpreters available in multiple languages.
Other Information
  • Please call the SCAN program through hospital locating at 416-813-7500 before coming to the hospital.
Contact Person Tanya Smith

Last update May 2, 2012
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