Family Justice Center of Erie County

The Family Justice Center provides free services for domestic violence victims and their children through an extensive collaboration with several partner agencies, all located at one secured, comfortable location, where victims can get all the services they need to safely escape abuse.




Recent Domestic Violence News

Be a Part of #NYGivesDay today

Be a Part of #NYGivesDay today

Have you dreamed of making history? Of course, we all have. And now we have a chance to be a part of New York State’s day of giving – an opportunity to unite our community around causes in which we truly believe and help nonprofit organizations connect to...

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Mosaic 2017

Mosaic 2017

Thank you to all our sponsors and everyone who came out to support the Family Justice Center’s 2017 MOSAIC event!  The evening was an incredible success and filled with good times, laughter, and yes, even a Wine Roulette Wheel! Over 300 people gathered at Lakeward...

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Crazy Socks Help Raise Awareness

Crazy Socks Help Raise Awareness

This past October, our friends at the Legal Department at M&T Bank participated in Domestic Violence Awareness Month by hosting a “Crazy Sock Day.”  The day was a fun way to bring attention to the very serious issue of domestic violence in our community.  By...

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October 19th – 5:30 – 8:30 PM

Tue 19


December 19 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

“How I Got Started”

by Sharon Morgan “How I Got Started” featuring the FJC’s Sharon Morgan. Click here to read the Full Story.  (Story begins on Page 22)

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Defining Survivor

The Merriam Webster dictionary defines a survivor as 1. To remain alive or in existence, 2. To continue to function or prosper. Reading the definition makes it sound so simple and easy just to be. For me to truly appreciate being a survivor, I had to first become a...

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The First Morning

The first morning that I woke up in bed alone after ten years of turmoil, I was amazed.  I expected grief, I expected regret, I expected an overwhelming sense of loss.  What I had not expected was the overwhelming ANGER.  I had anger toward someone who was no longer...

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Voices Ending Violence Videos

Domestic violence victims served thus far!

Hotline Calls received this year.

Safety Plans created for victims this year.


Learn more about Domestic Violence and evaluate your relationship.

24-hour domestic violence hotline number


Response for Erie County!
716-862-HELP (4357)
(for shelter)


Thank you to the United Way for their ongoing support of the FJC.