The Center for Family Justice strives to provide comprehensive for victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in one safe place. CFJ works with several community agencies on-site at its Bridgeport headquarters to provide coordinated legal, law enforcement, social, advocacy and supportive services. In addition, CFJ has several off-site partners who collaborate with our team on specific programs and services as another way to strengthen our response to victims of abuse and violence.
This list below are community partners who have entered into a formal memorandum of understanding with The Center for Family Justice. Our service area includes the towns/ cities of Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford & Trumbull.
COVID-19 Update: Due to the current public health crisis, CFJ has suspended its on-site partner office hours until further notice. Our partner schedules will be updated as soon as on-site office hours for our partner agencies resume.
Police Departments from the six communities CFJ serves keep office hours on site to provide on-site information and assistance for victims of family/domestic violence, sexual assault or child abuse. For emergencies, please call 911.
Triangle Community Center
Provides on-site support, advocacy and case management to any individual who self identifies as LGBTQ+. Appointments can be scheduled outside of regularly scheduled office hours.
Referrals can be made to request economic empowerment and job readiness/ employment services including Dress for Success. The Workplace’s Career Coach will be available on-site several times a year.
Central Connecticut Coast YMCA
Central Connecticut Coast YMCA (CCCY) partnered with The Center to launch Camp HopeAmerica-Bridgeport in the summer of 2017 at Camp Hi Rock. In addition, CCCY will also partner with CFJ on youth and wellness activities for clients and their families.
Homes for the Brave
Homes of the Brave provides support, housing and case management for military veterans. The Center and Homes for the Brave collaborate on referrals between both agencies for client who are veterans and have been impacted by domestic and/sexual violence.
International Institute of Connecticut (IICONN)
The International Institute of Connecticut assists refugees and immigrants to resolve legal, economic, linguistic and social barriers through comprehensive legal and social services. IICONN also provides services and assistance to victims of domestic and international human trafficking.
Connecticut State’s Attorney/ Prosecutors
Provides assistance to victims who have a pending criminal case in the Bridgeport’s Domestic Violence Docket. Prosecutors are also able to answer general questions about the prosecutorial response to family/domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Legal advice cannot be given. Appointments can be scheduled through the Court Advocate’s Office at (203) 579-6750 or Main Office Advocates at (203) 334-6154.
Life Bridge Community Services
Life Bridge provides clinical treatment to adult victims of domestic violence. Referrals for these services can be made to its Domestic Violence Unit by CFJ Advocates. Life Bridge also provides behavioral health services; a Community Closet and Youth Development Services.
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Let The Center for Family Justice become your lifeline.
Please call us today at 203-334-6154
Or 24/7 on a hotline:
Domestic violence: 203-384-9559
Sexual assault: 203-333-2233
Vedas (Spanish): 888-568-8332
Serving victims and raising awareness about domestic and sexual violence in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford and Trumbull in Fairfield County