Monthly Archives: January 2019

Volunteer to Support Victims and Survivors: Join the Circle of Hope

CFJ is looking for a few good volunteers! We’re also looking for some dedicated volunteers who can help us strengthen and build our current volunteer programs. Please consider joining our Circle of Hope, CFJ’s new volunteer advisory task force, which will meet quarterly at our Bridgeport headquarters. Plans are for the Circle of Hope to […]

Support CFJ’s Annual Appeal on Fairfield County’s Giving Day 2019

“When you walk the doors, there is no judgement, no condemnation. Instead you find caring and unconditional support,” …..Priscilla, Survivor “Hearing the words, “I believe you” was the first step in getting the help I needed to leave my abuser,” ….Alexa, Survivor “When I’m at Camp HOPE, I’m not stressed out anymore,” R.J., 11,  survivor […]

New Board Member Profile: Welcome Sofia Goncalves

Trumbull resident Sofia Goncalves recently joined CFJ’s 17-member Board of Directors after several dedicated years supporting the agency as a volunteer. A Vice President and Branch Manager with People’s United Bank in Bridgeport, Sofia has pitched in at many CFJ fundraising events, including our annual Speaking of Women luncheon. She is also an engaged member […]

The Midtown Men to Perform June 29 Benefit Concert for CFJ

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce it is the beneficiary of a June 29 concert featuring The Midtown Men, the talented vocal ensemble which reunites four stars from the original cast of Broadway’s Tony award-winning smash hit Jersey Boys. The Midtown Men will perform at The Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport in […]

Stalking Awareness: Understanding This Dangerous Crime

Even though he is in prison, Joelle* still leaves in fear of being followed and harmed by her abuser. Throughout her marriage, Joelle’s estranged husband physically and verbally abused her and stalked her relentlessly. He followed Joelle to and from her workplace and also used a GPS system to monitor her whereabouts so he could […]