SAFETY ALERT Please use a computer at a safe location. There is always a computer trail. If you are in danger, call 911,or the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline at (800) 799-7233 • TTY (800) 787-3224.    



Essex County Family Justice Center  provides coordinated and confidential services to domestic violence victims and their children in one central, safe location.



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 Essex County Family Justice Center Grand Opening-Ribbon Cutting Ceremony October 26, 2011.


                                   "Workingtogether to make things better....              

                           Safety, Support, Dignity and Hope."

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Mary Houtsma, Executive Director ECFJC; Filepe Chavana Esq., Executive Director Essex-Newark Legal Services; Casey Gwinn, President, Family Justice Center Alliance.


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 Gael Strack Esq., CEO Family Justice Center Alliance and Mary Houtsma, Exec. Director Essex County Family Justice Center.