Safety Planning during COVID-19 

Planificacion de seguridad durante de COVID-19

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Essex County Family Justice Center is OPEN and providing services by phone. Please call 973-230-7229 to speak with a domestic violence advocate. Advocates are available from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. All services at the FJC are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL. 

If you are in immediate danger, please call 911.

If you are in need of emergency shelter, please call The Safe House: 973-759-2154

Essex County Family Justice Center está ABIERTO y ofreciendo servicios por teléfono. Por favor llame al 973-230-7229 para hablar sobre violencia doméstica con nuestro personal capacitado. Estamos disponibles de 8:30 am a 4:30 pm de lunes a viernes. Todos los servicios son GRATIS Y CONFIDENCIALES.

Si está en peligro inmediato, llame al 911.

Si necesita refugio de emergencia, llame The Safe House: 973-759-2154

The mission of Essex County Family Justice Center is to enhance the safety and autonomy of domestic violence victims and their children by providing accessible and coordinated service in one location.

Services are available to all victims of domestic or intimate partner violence in Essex County, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or perceived disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and marital status.



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ESSEX COUNTY FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER  Leroy F. Smith Jr. Public Safety Building, 60 Nelson Place, 2nd Floor, Newark, NJ 07102, 973-230-7229

Services available Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

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If you are in danger, call 911 or the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 TTY 1-800-787-3224

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