Family Justice Centers

NYC Family Justice Centers connect survivors of domestic and gender-based violence to mental health, legal, and social services. Provided by Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV), NYC Health + Hospitals, and Mayor's Office of Community Mental Health.

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What it is

If you’re a survivor of domestic and gender-based violence, a Family Justice Center (FJC) can help. This includes sexual violence, human trafficking, stalking, intimate partner violence, and more.

Family Justice Centers offer legal and social service support for survivors and their families, as well as mental health support including:

  • Crisis counseling and connections to ongoing support
  • Legal help for orders of protection, custody, visitation, child support, divorce, housing, and immigration
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Safety planning

Who it’s for

All survivors are welcome regardless of age, language, income, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or immigration status.

Cost

Free

How to get in touch

Call a Family Justice Center

There’s a Family Justice Center in every borough.

Family Justice Centers are providing remote services, and limited in-person services by appointment only for clients citywide that cannot engage in remote services safely or effectively.

Survivors can still reach the Centers directly Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the FJC phone lines.

Call 311

  • Ask about “Family Justice Centers”

Call the City's 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-621-HOPE (4673) for immediate safety planning, shelter assistance, and other resources.

Other ways to get help

Find resources and support in NYC by searching the City's NYC HOPE Resource Directory