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 14217

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

Mosaic 2018 – We are Thankful!

Thank you to everyone who made donations, volunteered time, and services, and thank you to those who attended Mosaic 2018! We hope you enjoyed the music donated by DJ Murph from M Entertainment, and the food donated by Bocce Club Pizza, Ilio DiPaolo, Left Bank...

Meet Beatrice Sakala

The FJC is excited to welcome Beatrice Sakala to the team. Beatrice is participating in the Community Solutions Program – a professional leadership development program for the best and brightest community leaders worldwide. Hailing from Katete, an Eastern Province of...

“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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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!

Hotline Calls received this year.

Safety Plans created for victims this year.

Are you in a healthy relationship qustioneer


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.

SAFETY EXIT (Quickly exit the site if in danger)