The Center for Family Justice is a comprehensive one-stop center for victims of domestic and sexual violence as well as child abuse. The Center co-locates several community agencies to provide coordinated legal, law enforcement, social, advocacy and supportive services. In addition, The Center has several off-site partners who collaborate with The Center on specific programs and services as another way to strengthen our coordinated community 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.
Police Departments within The Center’s catchment area will have a representative assigned to provide on-site information and assistance for victims of family/domestic violence, sexual assault or child abuse. For emergencies, please call 911.
Current Law Enforcement Schedule
- Mondays 10AM – 2PM
- Tuesdays 9AM – 12PM
- Wednesdays 10AM – 2PM
- Thursdays 10AM – 3PM
State’s Attorney/ Prosecutors
Provides on-site assistance for 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.
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 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.
Central Connecticut Coast YMCA
Central Connecticut Coast YMCA (CCCY) partnered with The Center to launch Camp Hope in the summer of 2017 at Camp Hi Rock. In addition, CCCY will also partner with The Center 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.
Life Bridge Community Services
Life Bridge provides economic empowerment specialists to assist clients with on-site training and support. Referrals can also be made to request clinical services for adult victims of domestic and sexual violence at Life Bridge’s main office location.
Hope Starts Here!
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