Family Support & Well-being

Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence

Domestic violence impacts all of our communities. It can have long-term negative effects on the well-being and safety of children and families. There are several things we can do to support parent and child survivors of domestic violence to heal and thrive. Head Start programs play a key and valuable role in families’ lives. Program staff are in a unique position to support families and children experiencing domestic violence.

Explore these resources to learn more about domestic violence and how you can support children and families in your program experiencing it.