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

Ladies Night Out at Red Siren

Ladies Night Out at Red Siren

What’s better than a fun night of shopping? A night of shopping that also supports a worthwhile cause and on April 12, 2018 from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm, the Red Siren will host a Ladies Night Out to benefit the Family Justice Center. Red Siren, located at 976 Elmwood...

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Food Glorious Food!

Food Glorious Food!

Recently, the Family Justice Center received an offer we could not refuse. David Nuzzo, friend and supporter of the Center and a gifted chef, will be donating his culinary talents for the benefit of our clients. With the assistance of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran...

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October 19th – 5:30 – 8:30 PM

May 01

Behind Closed Doors Tour

May 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Jun 05

Behind Closed Doors Tour

June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Jul 03

Behind Closed Doors Tour

July 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Aug 07

Behind Closed Doors Tour

August 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sep 04

Behind Closed Doors Tour

September 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Oct 02

Behind Closed Doors Tour

October 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Nov 06

Behind Closed Doors Tour

November 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

“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.

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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.


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