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New Class of Attorneys Joins The Justice Legal Center Legal Incubator

The Justice Legal Center, Connecticut’s first legal incubator, recently announced the selection of two attorneys to launch its second class of lawyers chosen to build their solo legal practices through an innovative program at The Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport. Attorneys Alicia Kinsman of Monroe and Jesse Stricklan of New Haven have launched their […]

Near & Far Aid Awards Grant to The Center for Family Justice

  Fairfield County based philanthropic organization Near & Fair Aid recently awarded a $22,000 grant to The Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport, which provides crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in six local communities. “This grant from Near & Far Aid recognizes and supports the important […]

Trumbull Police Union Holds Grow-a-Beard Fundraiser for CFJ

Members of the Trumbull Police Union recently donated $1,050 to The Center for Family Justice in Bridgeport, the proceeds of a December fundraiser which gave officers the chance to grow beards or wear special pins in exchange for a donation to the nonprofit. The Trumbull Police Department has a policy which restricts the growth of […]

Stalking Awareness: Understanding This Dangerous Crime

Even though he is in prison, Joelle* still leaves in fear of being followed and harmed by her abuser. Throughout her marriage, Joelle’s estranged husband physically and verbally abused her and stalked her relentlessly. He followed Joelle to and from her workplace and also used a GPS system to monitor her whereabouts so he could […]

Madison Middle School Community Gives Holiday Cheer to CFJ Clients

Teachers and students from Trumbull’s Madison Middle School recently collected more than 70 holiday gifts  for clients of The Center for Family Justice, the Bridgeport-based nonprofit which serves victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in six local communities. The gifts were presented to CFJ by Madison Middle School teacher Jeanne Malgioglio, who […]

A Season of Gratitude: Thanks For Your Generosity and Support

  Dear Friends and Supporters, I could not let this year end without taking some time from the whirlwind of holiday preparations here at The Center for Family Justice to send out a personal message of thanks. Although this year has been a challenging one for those of us who care about victims and survivors […]

An Open Letter: Why We Must Stand Together to End Domestic Violence

This month, we continue our annual tradition of holding Domestic Violence Awareness Month vigils in the six local communities served by The Center for Family Justice. We began these observances with what we hope becomes a new and meaningful tradition: A joint Oct. 2 vigil held in partnership with the Bridgeport Police Department. Although great […]

Journalist and Survivor Lara Logan to Keynote Speaking of Women 2017

CFJ is pleased to announce that People’s United Bank will once again serve as Presenting Sponsor of the 20th anniversary of its annual Speaking of Women luncheon, featuring 60 Minutes Correspondent Lara Logan. The luncheon will take place on Sept. 19th at The Waterview in Monroe. Logan, a survivor of sexual assault and breast cancer, […]

Camp Hope Connecticut Celebrates Successful Launch

More than forty local children impacted by traumas related to domestic and sexual violence and child abuse recently experienced the joys of summer in a fun, but therapeutic environment as the inaugural season of Camp HOPE Connecticut was completed. More than 26 children traveled by coach bus to YMCA Camp Hi-Rock in the Massachusetts Berkshires in […]

Celebrating Hope: CFJ’s 2017 Gratitude Gala Honors Seven Men

Bridgeport, Ct—The Center for Family Justice will present Celebrating Hope, its second annual Gratitude Gala on Saturday, April 8 at The Patterson Club in Fairfield. The gala will honor seven men– six area police chiefs and a CFJ Board of Directors member –who have shown outstanding commitment to breaking the cycles of domestic and sexual […]