The Family Justice Center provides free services for domestic violence victims and their children through an extensive collaboration with 13 partner agencies, all located at one secured, comfortable location, where victims can get all the services they need to safely escape abuse.
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Family Justice Center of Erie County
237 Main Street, 14th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 558-SAFE (7233)
Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Monday – Friday
Orchard Park Satellite
4383 South Buffalo Street
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Monday, Wednesday & Friday
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Stop Calling It Domestic Violence
Domestic violence doesn’t only happen at home. It spills into the places we take for granted as safe—schools, stores, salon, or any workplace. Cosmopolitan investigates how relationship violence puts us all at risk… and how the protective orders intended to give us peace of mind sometimes aren’t worth the paper they’re written on.
Relationship abuse touches 1 in 3 teens
WIVB-TV Sroty on Relationship Abuse
Teen Dating Abuse Forum
Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month Roundtable Discussion
Victim's Brother: Domestic Violence Must Stop
WKBW-TV Story - Family members who have lost loved ones to domestic violence say this is yet another horrible reminder about how deadly and dangerous abusive relationships can be.
A New Crime, but Convictions Are Elusive
New York Times Story - Ainsley Gill accused her boyfriend of punching and of choking her. He was found guilty of misdemeanor assault but was acquitted of second-degree strangulation.
On somber anniversary, victim's memory lives on
"People in Orchard Park perceived her as a savvy Orchard Park businesswoman, as well as a mother. And when she was murdered, it broke the hearts of the entire community," said Mary Travers Murphy. She says after Aasiya Hassan was killed by her husband on February 12, 2009, the community was inspired to take action.
Domestic violence cases on the rise
Domestic violence cases are on the rise, a disturbing trend made more disturbing by the fact that the federal law dealing with domestic violence has expired. New efforts have been underway to get it back on the books.
The FJC's Sharon Morgan featured in Business First
The Business First Article title "How I Got Started" featuring the FJC's Sharon Morgan.
Voices Ending Violence Fundraising Breakfast
Time: Registration:7:30 am - Program: 8:00 am
Location: Buffalo Convention Center 153 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202 More Details
Step behind our doors and witness first-hand what the Family Justice Center is all about. See what we do, why we do it, and how our one-stop, free, wrap-around model works. To attend a tour, contact Tiffany Szymanek at email@example.com or (716) 558-5272.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
May 21, 2013
June 03, 2013
June 04, 2013
June 10, 2013
June 18, 2013
July 02, 2013
July 16, 2013
August 06, 2013
August 20, 2013
September 03, 2013
September 17, 2013
October 01, 2013
October 15, 2013
November 05, 2013
November 19, 2013
December 03, 2013
December 17, 2013