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Camp HOPE America-Connecticut Continues As a Day Camp in 2020

We are excited to share that despite the many complications, setbacks, and challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has caused, Camp HOPE America–Bridgeport is not cancelled this summer. While our traditional setting in the Massachusetts Berkshires at YMCA Camp Hi-Rock has made the understandable decision to remain closed, we are grateful to find a temporary home for […]

How Child Clinicians Positively Impact Traumatized Children

Why Child Clinicians Matter: They Save and Change Lives   Mental health treatments help kids recover from trauma and go on to thrive. The National Children’s Alliance (NCA), of which CFJ’s Child Advocacy Center is a member, has concluded evidence-based therapy significantly improves outcomes for children who’ve experienced trauma. Some of its findings include: More […]

CFJ Receives Innovation Award from National Children’s Alliance

The Center for Family Justice was pleased to recently receive the National Children’s Alliance 2017 Innovative Program/Practice Award. This prestigious honor was given to CFJ’s President & CEO Debra A. Greenwood at the NCA’s annual Leadership Conference, held in Washington, D.C. in June. The award was based on CFJ’s recent launch of Camp HOPE Connecticut, […]

Support Camp HOPE Connecticut! Help Us Pack a Camper’s Trunk

Camp HOPE Connecticut begins its first session later this month at the YMCA’s Camp Hi-Rock in the Massachusetts Berkshires. CFJ is honored to be launching New England’s first camp devoted to supporting young survivors of abuse and trauma. Our Camp HOPE staff members are excited about bringing all the joys of a traditional summer camp […]

Ride Against Child Abuse Takes Off on Sunday, June 4

  Ride to Support The Center for Family Justice Visits Bridgeport, Trumbull, Monroe, Redding For the fifth year, hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts from throughout Fairfield County and beyond will ride in support of the effort to end child abuse. The annual Ride Against Child Abuse (RACA), presented by the Ct United Ride in partnership with […]

Buy a Brick Program Begins on Jan. 2

Help The Center for Family Justice build a pathway to hope. Our Buy a Brick campaign gives friends and supporters an opportunity to invest in the hope we provide survivors of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse. Bricks, which can be inscribed with a family name or inspiring message, will be prominently displayed in […]

Survivor Story: “I Wondered, Who Would Believe Me?”

  Editor’s Note: As part of  our ongoing effort to highlight the impactful stories of the survivor’s who are part of the CFJ family, we introduce you to Priscilla, a sexual abuse and incest survivor who believes that speaking out her experiences is critical to ending the stigma associated with incest. There was a time when […]

Train with CFJ Experts in November

Training Institute:  Upcoming Workshops on Domestic & Sexual Violence and Child Abuse Topics CFJ’s new Training Institute launched in November under the leadership of Director of Education & Community Engagement Amanda Posila. Throughout the month, the Training Institute will host a series of workshops on current topics in domestic and sexual violence and child abuse […]

Annual Appeal 2016: Hands are Not for Hurting

Annual Appeal 2016: Hands are Not for Hurting   The Center for Family’s Justices 2016 Annual Appeal campaign has officially launched with an ambitious goal of raising at least $200,000 by December 31. The theme for this year’s campaign, Hands are Not for Hurting, reflects CFJ’s comprehensive mission of breaking the cycle of domestic and […]

Our President/CEO Debra Greenwood’s Annual Gratitude List

  Dear Friends: What a wonderful few weeks of heartfelt generosity we’ve witnessed this month at The Center for Family Justice. Our lobby has been filled with a steady stream supporters who’ve come bearing gifts for our clients. It has truly been an outpouring of overwhelming kindness and our clients and staff have been touched […]