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Domestic Violence Action Month Vigils: 2018 Schedule Announced

The Center for Family Justice, with the support of community leaders and law enforcement in the six communities it serves, has scheduled a series of seven vigils to mark the observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. These vigils, which will take place at 6 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the Bridgeport […]

The Center for Family Justice Names Robert S. Hojnacki as its Chief Development Officer

  Bridgeport, Ct. — The Center for Family Justice, which serves victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in six Fairfield County communities, is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert S. Hojnacki as its Chief Development Officer. As a member of CFJ’s Senior Management Team, the Fairfield resident will lead all fundraising […]

Second Season of Camp HOPE America-Connecticut Launches

This weekend 24 children from Fairfield County will board buses for Camp HOPE America- Connecticut, a therapeutic camp and mentoring program for local children impacted by the generational cycles of domestic and sexual violence. . Camp HOPE America-Connecticut is the first summer camp and mentoring program in New England for children who have experienced primary […]

Our Cupboards Are Bare! Help our Clients with Gift Cards, Toiletries and Snack Donations

Often, our clients in crisis come to our Kathie’s House safe house in the midst of personal emergencies involving domestic violence and have little in the way of possessions. Many of the donations we rely on to we to help our clients in crisis meet their most basic needs are currently in short supply. To […]

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 […]