Category Archives: News

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 […]

Train with CFJ Experts in November

Training Institute:  Upcoming Workshops on Domestic & Sexual Violence and Child Abuse Topics CFJ’s new Training Institute launched in November under the leadership of Director of Education & Community Engagement Amanda Posila. Throughout the month, the Training Institute will host a series of workshops on current topics in domestic and sexual violence and child abuse […]

Partner Spotlight: Meet Detective Kerry Dalling

Fairfield Police Det. Kerry Dalling has more than a decade of experience working domestic violence cases. Soon after CFJ officially became the state’s first Family Justice Center in April, the detective and 20-year-veteran of the Fairfield Police Department was the first law enforcement partner to formally join us on site. We chatted with Detective Dalling […]

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 […]

Mark Antonini Named CFO of the Year

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that its CFO/COO Mark Antonini recently received CFO of the Year honors from the Fairfield County Business Journal and its parent company, Westfair Communications. Mark was lauded for his inclusive management style, strategic vision and the critical role he played in overseeing the financial aspects of […]

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 […]

Six Domestic Violence Vigils Raise Hope and Awareness

Candlelight Vigils Focus Attention on Domestic Abuse   The Center for Family Justice Schedules Six Area Vigils to Remember Victims and Survivors   Bridgeport, Ct. – The Center for Family Justice, in cooperation with local community leaders and law enforcement, has scheduled a series of six vigils to commemorate the observance of Domestic Violence Awareness […]

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 […]

Trumbull Teen Cassandra Anelante Collects 250 Toys for The Center’s Kids

Trumbull High School Student Cassandra Anelante Collects 250 Toys for Children in Need For the second year in a row Trumbull High School Freshman Cassandra Anelante spent her holiday season collecting toys for local children who might otherwise go without gifts. Cassandra, 14, collected more than 250 new, unwrapped toys from friends, family and classmates […]

Donna Craft of Easton Joins The Center’s Board of Directors

Easton resident Donna Craft, a community leader and volunteer who actively supports many local nonprofits and philanthropies, has been elected to the board of directors of The Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport. Craft, who began her relationship with The Center as a volunteer, joins the 25-member board of nonprofit that provides counseling, shelter, crisis […]