Who We Are

With roots in the greater Bridgeport community dating to 1895, The Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield County has a long tradition of providing high quality support and services to women and families.

Each year, our staff...

  • Teaches more than 7,000 children and teens about preventing bullying, building healthy relationships, and preventing dating violence.
  • Trains more than 3,000 adults to prevent abuse and help victims.
  • Answers over 2,000 crisis calls on 24-hour crisis hotlines.
  • Assists with the civil and criminal court processes for more than 3,000 survivors of domestic violence.
  • Responds to over 300 survivors of sexual assault and their families.
  • Provides a safe home for more than 100 women and their children fleeing domestic violence.
  • Coordinates the investigations of over 100 cases of child sexual and severe physical abuse and develops service plans for the young survivors and their families.
Today, CWF serves residents of Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford, and Trumbull.

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Mission Statement

The Center for Family Justice, Inc. (CWF) is dedicated to strengthening women and families and to eliminating violence and abuse through education, intervention, advocacy, and community collaboration.


The Center is supported by many different funding streams. We thank you for your continued support in stregthening families and preventing abuse! If you would like to join the fight against domestic violence and sexual assault, visit our DONATE NOW! page for ways you can help!

Audited Financials and At a Glance Annual Report

FYE 2013 Audited Financials (PDF)
FYE 2013 At A Glance Annual Report (PDF)


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