Category Archives: Sexual Abuse

Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Gives CFJ $30,000 Grant

The Center for Family Justice has received a $30,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation to help the nonprofit provide crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in the Greater Bridgeport area. The funds from FCCF’s Fund for Women and Girls will help CFJ address a significant increase […]

Three Local Women to Lead Faces of HOPE Campaign

The Center for Family Justice has launched an ambitious campaign to raise more than $400,000 to help it continue and expand the crisis and supportive services it offers annually to the more than 4,500 victims of domestic and sexual violence in six local communities. Kate Hampford Donahue, president and CEO of Stratford-based Hampford Research Inc, […]

Our 2021 Thanksgiving and December Holiday Wish List

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to share with family and friends, but they can be challenging and stressful for anyone facing the aftermath of domestic or sexual violence. To help ease our clients’ burdens and make the season a special one, The Center for Family Justice welcomes donations focused on addressing the […]

CFJ Receives ESL Grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation

The Center Family Justice was recently awarded a generous grant which will allow the Bridgeport-based nonprofit to provide English as a Second Language classes to individuals impacted by domestic violence as they work to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of abuse. The $7,500 grant provided by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Immigrant Success […]

Jamal Stroud to Keynote 2021 Speaking With Men Breakfast

Jamal Stroud, a nationally-recognized motivational speaker and community activist, will offer the keynote address at The Center for Family Justice’s annual Speaking of Men Breakfast on Nov. 4 at the Trumbull Marriott. Stroud will highlight a morning program that is part of the nonprofit’s ongoing efforts to engage more men and boys in its efforts […]

Thanks to Our Generous Empower Ride Sponsors

CFJ is grateful to the many generous supporters who are making it possible for us to renovate and open a new domestic violence safe house in 2022 through their support of the Empower Ride. Alan Masarek, co-chair of our Empower House campaign, is riding from coast to coast on an epic journey across America to […]

Foundation Gives CFJ Major Grant to Support Its Pro Bono Legal Center

The Center for Family Justice has received a major grant in support of its innovative Pro Bono Legal Center which provides free legal services to its clients impacted by domestic violence and abuse. CFJ received a three-year grant totaling $225,000 from The Inner-City Foundation for Charity & Education, which recently announced its dissolution after more […]

Binky Patrol, Masuk High Students Donate Blankets to CFJ Clients and Camp HOPE

Several Masuk High School students spent part of their summer vacation creating handmade blankets for local children and teens impacted by domestic and sexual violence through their volunteer work for the Binky Patrol, a Monroe-based service organization. The Binky Patrol, which creates soft blankets for children and adults in need of warmth and comfort, recently […]

Survivor, Artist, Activist Dawnn Lewis Named 2021 Speaking of Women Keynote

Dawnn Lewis, a stage and screen star, philanthropist, and domestic abuse survivor, has been named the keynote speaker for the 24th annual Speaking of Women luncheon to benefit The Center for Family Justice. Lewis, a versatile performer best known for her role in the 1980’s sitcom A Different World and more recently in Broadway’s smash […]

Fairfield Police Detective Kerry Dalling Named CFJ “Partner of the Year”

The Center for Family Justice recently honored a Fairfield Police Detective for her service to the nonprofit which provides crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in six local communities. Detective Kerry Dalling, a 24-year veteran of the Fairfield Police Department, was named CFJ’s 2021 “Partner of the Year” at its […]