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Kathy Maiolo of Monroe Named Board Chair at The Center for Family Justice

Monroe Resident Kathy Maiolo has been named chairperson of the Board of Directors at The Center for Family Justice. Maiolo, who joined CFJ’s board 7 years ago, is also an active volunteer at the nonprofit which provides crisis and supportive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and child abuse in the communities of […]

CFJ Wins Grant from Impact Fairfield County

The Center for Family Justice is pleased to announce that on May 1 it was chosen as one of two $100,000 grant recipients from Impact Fairfield County, a philanthropic giving circle comprised of women from throughout Fairfield County. This prestigious and competitive grant was awarded to CFJ for its proposal to launch an innovative program, […]

Seventh Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Kicks-Off on Saturday, April 27 2019

Hundreds of area residents committed to ending sexual abuse and violence will march in support of victims and survivors on April 27th during The Center for Family Justice’s seventh annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. For the seventh consecutive year the event will be led by its chairman, former Fairfield Police Chief Gary […]

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 […]