Category Archives: News

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’s staff and clients are grateful to the many individuals, businesses and community organizations who have shown kindness towards our clients this holiday season. The generosity has helped us deck the halls with holiday decorations, donated food for our Kathie’s Place safe house and fulfilled the gift wishes of our deserving clients and their children. […]

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 […]

An Open Letter: Why We Must Stand Together to End Domestic Violence

This month, we continue our annual tradition of holding Domestic Violence Awareness Month vigils in the six local communities served by The Center for Family Justice. We began these observances with what we hope becomes a new and meaningful tradition: A joint Oct. 2 vigil held in partnership with the Bridgeport Police Department. Although great […]

Let Victims Know They are Not Alone at CFJ’s October Domestic Violence Vigils

Bridgeport, Ct. – The Center for Family Justice, with the support of community leaders and law enforcement in the six communities it serves, has scheduled series of vigils to mark the observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. These vigils, which all take place at 6 p.m., will honor those who have been impacted […]

Lara Logan Inspires and Supports Victims and Survivors at SOW 2017

The 20th Anniversary of Speaking of Women was an incredible success thanks to the meaningful and impactful message of our keynote speaker, 60 Minutes Correspondent Lara Logan. We will long remember Lara’s powerful message to survivors of domestic and sexual violence that “Healing does not mean forgetting.” CFJ is grateful to the event sponsors, guests, […]

Easton Resident Chris Griffin Joins Board at The Center for Family Justice

Bridgeport, Ct.— The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that Easton resident Chris D. Griffin was recently elected to its Board of Directors. Griffin joins the 20-member board which leads the nonprofit in its mission of breaking the cycles of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in the communities of Easton, Bridgeport, […]