Tag Archives: domestic violence

Camp Hope Open Houses Beginning in March 2017

Join CFJ to learn more about attending or supporting Camp Hope Connecticut, the first camp in New England dedicated to supporting children impacted by domestic and sexual violence, child abuse and trauma. CFJ is excited to announce that Camp Hope, which offers a specialized curriculum developed to help children improve their self-esteem and lead happier, […]

Survivor Story: “I Was a Prisoner In My Own Home.”

Alexa’s Story: “I Was a Prisoner in My Own Home.” Editor’s Note: Today, meet Alexa, a Fairfield mother of three who experienced years of extreme verbal, emotional and financial abuse before she sought our services. Alexa shared her story in hopes that readers would recognize that “abuse happens in beautiful homes behind picket fences.” Alexa […]

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 […]

CFJ’s 2016 Client Holiday Wish List

Spread some holiday cheer to our clients this season by dropping by with a donation from the Center’s Holiday Wish List! Gift cards from Wal-Mart, Target, Stop & Shop and Walgreens are greatly appreciated by clients, but we also welcome your donations of new clothing, bedding, household products and non-perishable food. For shelter clients, there’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]