Referral Information

We accept referrals from investigative and other approved community agencies that address child maltreatment. These include:

  • Child Protective Services divisions of the Department of Social/Human Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Offices of the Commonwealth's Attorney
  • Offices of the City Attorney
  • The Judiciary
  • Military Family Advocacy
  • Military Investigative Services
  • Military Prosecution
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation¬†

Direct referrals for medical evaluations from health care providers are accepted in select situations when the examination performed by the health care provider has raised concerns of abuse or neglect.

The Child Advocacy Center at CHKD offers a child abuse pediatrics fellowship at Eastern Virginia Medical School  and partners with them to coordinate a child maltreatment research team. For more information, please call (757) 668-6100.