Hope

Starts

Here

Hope

Starts

Here

Everyone deserves the right to feel safe. No matter the situation, we can help you or someone you know, make a change.

We provide free, confidential, trauma-informed services and care for anyone experiencing domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, or child abuse.

(We mean everyone. Adults and children of any gender identity, sexual orientation, and immigration status. Our doors are open and we’re ready to help. You’re safe here.)

Help is One Call Away

24/7 free, confidential hotlines are available to you. Learn about your options, understand what the expect with safety planning and getting help.

Domestic Abuse

203.384.9559

Sexual Assault

203.333.2233

Child Abuse

203.334.6154

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OUR SERVICES

+ PROGRAMS

Safety and security. The power to make decisions. A friendly team that’s always available to provide information and support. The Center for Family Justice is here to provide you and your loved ones with the options you need. We’re by your side through it all.

 

I’m looking for…

Emergency + Safety

Shelter

Legal

Counseling + Support

Referrals + Network

News + Resources

Youth Programs

Education

Servicios en Español

We are also here to help family, friends, neighbors or co-workers, answering questions and providing information. Talk to an advocate at 203-334-6154.

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Recognizing the signs of abuse is the first step.

Every relationship is different and it’s sometimes hard to tell. Knowing the common signs of abuse and what to look for is the best way to protect yourself and those around you.

Prevention
+ Education

Together, we can break the cycle of abuse and violence.

Prevention Education & Training is a key part of The Center for Family Justice’s commitment to creating social change in our communities. Join us as we build healthier relationships, empower individuals & families, and mobilize bystanders & volunteers to act.  

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Our Events

Fundraisers and events are open to the public! Browse our upcoming events:

Unveiling Courage – An Art Gallery Empowering Survivors

Human Trafficking Awareness Month Forum

Speaking With Men

Domestic & Sexual Violence Certification Training (June 2024)

Domestic & Sexual Violence Certification Training (Sept. 2024)

The Center for Family Justice’s 12th Annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

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Our Trainings

Get prevention training through our CFJ institute. Browse upcoming CFJ trainings.

Domestic & Sexual Violence Certification Training (June 2024)

Domestic & Sexual Violence Certification Training (Sept. 2024)

Help someone create a brighter tomorrow.

Show Your Support

  • $25

    Sponsors one hour of service on our 24/7 crisis hotline center.

  • $50

    Emergency supplies for a victim entering our safe house.

  • $100

    An hour of counseling for a victim on a local college campus.

  • $200

     Bilingual crisis counseling services for domestic violence.

  • $250

    An hour of legal services for a survivor leaving their abuser.

  • $500

    Coordination of a forensic interview for a child who has experienced extreme abuse.

For nearly 130 years, we have supported every person in the Greater Bridgeport area who has reached out for assistance. We care deeply about our community.