In 2022, 3 AAP Chapters engaged in projects to enhance partnerships with their local domestic violence coalitions, to better support children and women experiencing violence during the pandemic and recovery. Click on a Chapter below to read more about their projects and lessons learned through these important collaborations.

There are many ways that Chapters (and pediatric practices) can partner with their local domestic violence coalition. Click here to locate a coalition within your state and watch this short video for some steps you can take to get connected!

Chapter Spotlight – Connecticut

The Connecticut AAP Chapter works in close partnership with the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence to support survivors of IPV and their families within their community. Watch these videos to learn more about their partnership.


Pediatricians and Domestic Violence Advocates Working Together to Support IPV Survivors


Working in Partnership to Implement Universal Education (CUES) to Support IPV Survivors

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Call 1.800.799.SAFE (7233) 24/7 to get connected with a live advocate. Visit for more information and assistance.

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