Family Justice Centers

Family Justice Centers

New York City Family Justice Centers (FJCs) provide comprehensive civil legal, counseling and supportive services for survivors of domestic violence, elder abuse and sex trafficking. Located in all five boroughs, FJCs are safe, caring environments that provide one-stop services and support. Key City agencies, community, social and civil legal services providers, and District Attorney's Offices are located on-site at FJCs, to make it easier for survivors to get help. Services are free and confidential. All are welcome regardless of language, income, language spoken or immigration status.

All Centers are open Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Spoken translation services are available at every location.

No appointment is needed.


NYC Family Justice Center, Bronx

198 East 161st Street
2nd Floor
Subway: 4 B D to Yankee Stadium
Bus: BX1, BX2, BX6, and BX13

NYC Family Justice Center, Brooklyn

350 Jay Street
Subway: A C F R to Jay Street
or 2 3 4 5 to Borough Hall
Bus: B25, B26, B38, B54, B57, B61, B62, B65, B67, B75, and B103

NYC Family Justice Center, Manhattan

80 Centre Street
Subway: 4 5 6 to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall
J Z to Chambers Street
N Q R to Canal Street
1 2 3 A C to Chambers Street
Bus: M5, M9, M22, and M103

NYC Family Justice Center, Queens

126-02 82nd Avenue
Subway: E F to Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike
Bus: Q10, Q37, Q46, and Q60

NYC Family Justice Center, Staten Island

126 Stuyvesant Place
Close to the St. George Ferry Terminal
Staten Island Railroad to St. George
Bus: S40, S42, S44, S46, S48, S51, S52, S61, S62, S66, S74, S76, S78, S81, S86, S90, S91, S92, S94, S96, and S98

How Can the Family Justice Centers Help Me?

The Centers provide many services all at one location:

  • Case managers can help you plan for your safety and provide advice and referrals for public benefits, housing, shelter and other needs.
  • Counselors, Therapists and Psychiatrists can help support adults and children dealing with the emotional and psychological impact of intimate partner violence.
  • Economic Empowerment Services are available to help you with budgeting, credit repair, other financial issues and referrals to job training and educational programs.
  • Lawyers can advise and represent people in housing, orders of protection, child support, custody, visitation, divorce and immigration matters, and can give referrals for other legal issues.
  • Domestic Violence Prevention Officers from the New York City Police Department can assist with filing police reports and getting police paperwork.
  • Prosecutors from the District Attorney's Office are specially trained in domestic violence prosecutions and can provide information about criminal cases.
  • The NYC Sheriff's Office is available to assist with serving civil court documents and connected services.
  • Child Care is also available while you are receiving services at the Family Justice Center!