Category Archives: Announcements

Self-Sufficiency & Empowerment Series Launches in Jan. 2017

Beginning in January 2017, CFJ’s Self-Sufficiency & Empowerment Series offers clients and community members who have experienced domestic or sexual violence, abuse and trauma an opportunity to enhance their employment and life skills as they work toward greater personal and financial independence. The series, supported by CFJ benefactors including Verizon and NBC Universal, will help […]

Partner Spotlight: Triangle Community Center’s Anthony Crisci

Editor’s Note: As part of our ongoing series introducing our partners at Connecticut’s first Family Justice Center, we recently chatted with Anthony Crisci, executive director of the Norwalk-based Triangle Community Center. TCC is Fairfield County’s leading provider of programming for the LGBTQ community. Triangle was also the second community partner to formally join CFJ with […]

Buy a Brick Program Begins on Jan. 2

Help The Center for Family Justice build a pathway to hope. Our Buy a Brick campaign gives friends and supporters an opportunity to invest in the hope we provide survivors of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse. Bricks, which can be inscribed with a family name or inspiring message, will be prominently displayed in […]

Camp HOPE Connecticut to Launch in Summer 2017

Beginning in 2017, the Center for Family Justice, in partnership with the Coastal Connecticut YMCA and Camp Hi-Rock, will launch Camp HOPE Connecticut, the first summer camp and mentoring program for children impacted by domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in New England. Camp HOPE pairs a traditional, overnight summer camp experience with a […]

Debra Greenwood’s Annual Gratitude List

This is a time of year when we reflect on the gifts and blessings we have in our lives. For me, of course, that begins with my wonderful family who support my dedication to the work we do here at The Center for Family Justice. They share my goals of fostering kinder communities and lives […]

Survivor Story: The Bottom of The Stairs

  Editor’s note: Starting with this issue of CFJ Hope News, we are giving our survivors a voice, so we can all better understand what our client’s face daily. Today, meet the band mom, soccer mom, active community volunteer with a law degree and a master’s degree who is just like you. She is your […]

Annual Appeal 2016: Hands are Not for Hurting

Annual Appeal 2016: Hands are Not for Hurting   The Center for Family’s Justices 2016 Annual Appeal campaign has officially launched with an ambitious goal of raising at least $200,000 by December 31. The theme for this year’s campaign, Hands are Not for Hurting, reflects CFJ’s comprehensive mission of breaking the cycle of domestic and […]

CFJ Receives $20,000 Grant From Mary Kay Foundation

The Center for Family Justice Receives $20,000 grant for Domestic Violence Programs from The Mary Kay Foundation The Center for Family Justice is Part of $3 Million in Funding During Domestic Violence Awareness Month Bridgeport (Oct. 13, 2016) –As part of The Mary Kay Foundation’s annual shelter grants program, The Center for Family Justice has […]

The Clothesline Project Comes to Trumbull

Trumbull Clothesline Project Gives Voice to Victims of Domestic Violence Trumbull, Ct. — As part of the annual observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Trumbull, town residents will once again partake in the 9th annual Clothesline Project to raise awareness and give voice to victims of violence and abuse. A tradition which began on […]

Safe Navigating: Tips for Maintaining Online Privacy and Safety

The internet and digital communication can be excellent resources for getting help. But they can also be ways for your partner to track your activity, especially if you are using your own computer or mobile device. It’s important to remember that emails, instant messages or other texting platforms are never completely confidential. However, there are […]