Tag Archives: Kathie’s Place

2018 Holiday Wish List: Support CFJ Clients with These Thoughtful Gifts

Spread some holiday cheer to our clients this season by dropping by with a donation for CFJ’s Holiday Wish List. There are several ways to support our clients during the holiday season. They include: Adopting a CFJ client family. We are currently looking for a small number of individuals or families interested in adopting client […]

Our Cupboards Are Bare! Help our Clients with Gift Cards, Toiletries and Snack Donations

Often, our clients in crisis come to our Kathie’s House safe house in the midst of personal emergencies involving domestic violence and have little in the way of possessions. Many of the donations we rely on to we to help our clients in crisis meet their most basic needs are currently in short supply. To […]

Bob’s Discount Furniture Gives Safe House a Makeover

Residents who live CFJ’s Kathie’s Place safe house, which provides shelter and support to victims of domestic violence, have been treated to a home makeover thanks to a generous donation from Bob’s Discount Furniture and its charitable foundation. The 15-bed safe house recently received a grant for $30,000 worth of new furniture from Manchester-based Bob’s […]

Sabrina’s Survivor Story: “I Wouldn’t Have Known Where to Turn Without CFJ.”

Sabrina, a mother of three, came to The Center for Family Justice for the first time four years ago seeking crisis and supportive services after more than a decade of suffering the physical, emotional and verbal abuse of her husband. She took shelter in CFJ’s Kathie’s Place safe house, which provides a temporary home to […]

Building a Legacy Through Books

The family and friends of a Monroe educator recently created a lasting memorial for her with a donation of more than 500 books for the children who receive crisis and supportive services at The Center for Family Justice. The family of Debbie Walls, a Newtown resident who was a teacher in the Monroe Public Schools […]

An Open Letter From President/CEO Debra A. Greenwood: The Hidden Homeless

  Dear Friends and Supporters, As the days grow colder and the holidays approach we often called on to come to the aid of millions of Americans who don’t have a safe, reliable place of their own to call home. During this holiday season, I would like to call attention the truly hidden faces of […]

Please Donate! Our Clients Need Gift Cards

The Center for Family Justice is in need of donations of gift cards in small denominations to stores such as CVS, Walgreens and Walmart. These gift cards help our clients, including residents in our Kathie’s Place Safe House, purchase basic necessities they made need for themselves and their families during a period of crisis and […]

CFJ Receives $20,000 Grant From Mary Kay Foundation

The Center for Family Justice Receives $20,000 grant for Domestic Violence Programs from The Mary Kay Foundation The Center for Family Justice is Part of $3 Million in Funding During Domestic Violence Awareness Month Bridgeport (Oct. 13, 2016) –As part of The Mary Kay Foundation’s annual shelter grants program, The Center for Family Justice has […]