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Welcome to CANVaS 2.0!

CANVaS 2.0 is the online application of the Virginia Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) assessment, the mandatory uniform assessment required for all children and youth served by the Children’s Services Act (CSA) (§2.2-5200 et. seq.). This site is intended solely for the use of authorized local public agency (department of social services, court services units, community services boards/behavioral health authority, school divisions and CSA) staff.

For more information about the CANS and CSA, visit www.csa.virginia.gov or contact the Office of Children’s Services at csa.office@csa.virginia.gov.