A Comprehensive Guide for Physicians and Health Care Professionals

This toolkit is written to support clinicians caring for children and adolescents who are newly-arrived immigrants and was developed by members of the District of Columbia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The purpose of the toolkit is to support the direct clinical care of the child and to identify community resources for families in the DMV region (Washington DC, southern Maryland, and northern Virginia).

The resources listed in this toolkit were last verified and updated May 2023.

Clinical Guidelines

Health Care Access

Mental Health

Social Services


Public Benefits

Legal Services

Language Services

COVID Resources

Get In Touch

DC Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

Immigrant Health Website Contact

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