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Broadcast Journalist Tamron Hall to Keynote 21st Annual Speaking of Women Luncheon to Benefit CFJ

CFJ is honored that award-winning broadcast journalist Tamron Hall will serve as keynote speaker for its 21st annual Speaking of Women luncheon to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at The Waterview in Monroe. Besides being a talented journalist and the first African-American woman to co-host the Today show, Tamron is an outspoken advocate on […]

Anna Rodrigues and Joel Gilmer Named 2018 CFJ Beatrice Boucher Volunteers of the Year

The Center for Family Justice recently named two Monroe residents its Beatrice Boucher Volunteers of the Year for their service and dedication to the nonprofit, which supports victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in six local communities. Anna Rodrigues of Monroe received the distinction of being CFJ”s 2018 female Volunteer of the […]

Trumbull Boutique Pure Poetry Holds Fundraiser to Benefit Camp HOPE America-Connecticut

The owner of the Trumbull boutique Pure Poetry will host a special shopping fundraiser dedicated to supporting children impacted by domestic and sexual violence and the summer camp that offers them hope and healing. Portia Antonio, owner of the Pure Poetry boutique at 4244 Madison Ave., will hold an in-store shopping event the evening of […]

Bob’s Discount Furniture Gives Safe House a Makeover

Residents who live CFJ’s Kathie’s Place safe house, which provides shelter and support to victims of domestic violence, have been treated to a home makeover thanks to a generous donation from Bob’s Discount Furniture and its charitable foundation. The 15-bed safe house recently received a grant for $30,000 worth of new furniture from Manchester-based Bob’s […]

Help Give Hope: Support CFJ’s Annual Appeal

Please consider a tax-deductible holiday season contribution to CFJ’s 2017 Annual Appeal. Your gift will help us fulfill our mission of providing hope, healing, safety and security to thousands of local individuals in family who rely on our free, confidential services to break the cycles of sexual and domestic violence and child abuse. Now, more […]

CFJ Supporters Make the Season Bright for Our Deserving Clients

CFJ is grateful to the many individuals, businesses and community organizations who have shown extraordinary kindness towards our clients this holiday season. This generosity has helped us deck the halls with holiday decorations, filled the cupboards at our Kathie’s Place safe house and fulfilled the gift wishes of our deserving clients and their children. On […]

Sabrina’s Survivor Story: “I Wouldn’t Have Known Where to Turn Without CFJ.”

Sabrina, a mother of three, came to The Center for Family Justice for the first time four years ago seeking crisis and supportive services after more than a decade of suffering the physical, emotional and verbal abuse of her husband. She took shelter in CFJ’s Kathie’s Place safe house, which provides a temporary home to […]

Building a Legacy Through Books

The family and friends of a Monroe educator recently created a lasting memorial for her with a donation of more than 500 books for the children who receive crisis and supportive services at The Center for Family Justice. The family of Debbie Walls, a Newtown resident who was a teacher in the Monroe Public Schools […]

An Open Letter From President/CEO Debra A. Greenwood: The Hidden Homeless

  Dear Friends and Supporters, As the days grow colder and the holidays approach we often called on to come to the aid of millions of Americans who don’t have a safe, reliable place of their own to call home. During this holiday season, I would like to call attention the truly hidden faces of […]

Please Donate! Our Clients Need Gift Cards

The Center for Family Justice is in need of donations of gift cards in small denominations to stores such as CVS, Walgreens and Walmart. These gift cards help our clients, including residents in our Kathie’s Place Safe House, purchase basic necessities they made need for themselves and their families during a period of crisis and […]