Child Clinician Supports CFJ’s Most Vulnerable Clients

Last year, CFJ was proud to be able to welcome its first Child Clinician, Melissa Martinez, LPC, to offer therapeutic counseling services to our youngest clients: Children impacted by the trauma of sexual or domestic abuse and violence. Since joining our team, Melissa has been able to provide one-on-one counseling sessions to a growing number […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: What We Should All Know About Lethal Abuse

This month The Center for Family Justice continues its tradition of holding Domestic Violence Awareness Month vigils in the six local communities we serve. These vigils include a solemn reading of the names of the 20 Connecticut residents who were the victims of domestic violence homicides in 2018. Reading these names is staggering because of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Four Questions for Nancy Grace

Nancy Grace’s path to becoming an outspoken, high-profile legal analyst and victims’ rights activist began with personal tragedy. When she was a 19-year-old college student, her fiancé, Keith Griffin, was murdered during a robbery. “His world ended and mine exploded,” she says. The murder forever altered Grace’s dreams of becoming a professor of Shakespearean literature. […]

Our President/CEO Debra Greenwood’s Annual Gratitude List

  Dear Friends: What a wonderful few weeks of heartfelt generosity we’ve witnessed this month at The Center for Family Justice. Our lobby has been filled with a steady stream supporters who’ve come bearing gifts for our clients. It has truly been an outpouring of overwhelming kindness and our clients and staff have been touched […]

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 […]