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.

Support Locations


438 Main Street, Suite 201
Buffalo, NY 14202

Southtowns Satellite

4383 South Buffalo Street
Orchard Park, NY 14127

Northtowns Satellite

330 North Forest 
Amherst, NY 14221

Grand Island Satellite

1801 Grand Island Blvd, Suite 3
Grand Island, NY 14072

Visit for tools on how to have the conversation with the teen in your life.

Recent Domestic Violence News

Tree House Playroom

Tree House Playroom

Children who come to the FJC now have a fantastic enchanted forest playroom to visit while their parent receives services. Designed and built by local artists, theater and movie set creators, David Butler (David Butler Designs Pro Creation), Amy Kempf, Sean Kulak, JB...

A New You ~ Laura’s Story

It was 2:00 am when the door opened to the house.   “Why am I not surprised?!” he yelled, as the refrigerator door slammed. I crept downstairs to the kitchen.  As usual, he was intoxicated.  I should have known better, but I did it anyway: I asked him where he had...

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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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Do You Know Me?

by Patricia Stoman Walker "This article was originally published in The Bulletin, the official publication of the Bar Association of Erie County. It is reprinted...

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Voices Ending Violence Videos

Domestic violence victims served thus far!

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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.