The leading nonprofit dedicated exclusively
to helping those who experienced
Childhood Domestic Violence.


  • Vision

    A world where the effects of Childhood Domestic Violence no longer diminish a person’s ability to reach their full potential.

  • Mission

    Our mission is to increase awareness of Childhood Domestic Violence to empower caring adults to serve as a lifeline for those affected, and to educate adults who experienced Childhood Domestic Violence.

  • Our Work

    Using the leading research and best known practices in the field, we develop and deploy scalable tools. We partner with leading organizations that directly touch the lives of children and adults who are growing up/grew up living with domestic violence. Our tools and resources are used to educate, train, and empower as they strive to reach their full potential.

History of CDV

CDV was originally founded in 2007 by Brian F. Martin, who as a child experienced Childhood Domestic Violence. 

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Meet Our Leadership

Meet the dedicated individuals who help the Association further
its mission to serve those impacted by Childhood Domestic Violence.

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