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.





We’re opening a new location on Grand Island beginning June 4th, 2018.

Recent Domestic Violence News

Voices Ending Violence Breakfast

Voices Ending Violence Breakfast

It isn’t just about a free breakfast – it’s about sharing a meal with others who care about a strong community of people living abuse-free lives. It isn’t just about hearing stories of people who have experienced domestic abuse– it’s about listening and understanding...

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New Satellite Opens in Grand Island

New Satellite Opens in Grand Island

As of Monday, June 4th 2018, the Family Justice Center will open the doors to our latest satellite office in Grand Island, New York. For the time being, the FJC will be providing our services from a temporary location co-located with Sheridan Medical Group. They have...

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Angie’s Room Dedicated at FJC

Angie’s Room Dedicated at FJC

On May 12th, friends and family of Angela Moss gathered at the FJC downtown center to remember their loved one, and to dedicate a client living room in her honor. The family worked with FJC advocates, staff, and a very special volunteer – Dionne Williamson,...

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October 18th – 5:30 – 8:30 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
Oct 18


October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Nov 06

Behind Closed Doors Tour

November 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Dec 04

Behind Closed Doors Tour

December 4 @ 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.