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.    

Please come and support us at our 4th anniversary benefit event May 29, 2014  click here for details 


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.