Facing a child protection investigation is scary for any parent and even more for domestic violence survivors. A parent who uses violence against the other parent, not surprisingly, is often found to use violence against the children. Also, some parents who use violence try to manipulate survivors by making reports against them. If you are a domestic violence survivor with children, you may become involved with the child protection process. This guide has some general information to help you understand more about the child protection system, and it identifies some of the people who may work on your case. It also has some practical tips.