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If you need help

Call 973-230-5229 ext.200 to speak with a domestic violence advocate

Monday - Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

Lllame al 973-230-7229 x. 200 para hablar sobre con personal capacitado.

Lunes a viernes 8:30am a 4:30pm

Ligue para 973-230-7229 x. 200 para falar com um Assistente

Seguna a Sexta-Feira 8h30 às 16h30

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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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.

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

Easily accessible via public transportation. Click here for directions to the center.

Please use a computer at a safe location. There is always a computer trail.

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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