NYC Family Justice Centers
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) in NYC, select Family Justice Centers (FJCs) are only open for limited, pre-scheduled appointments. Services and support for survivors remains by phone with guidance on immediate safety planning, shelter assistance, and community resources. Learn more
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic or gender-based violence, help is available.
Call 311 to be connected to the nearest NYC Family Justice Center
Find resources and support in NYC by searching the City's NYC HOPE Resource Directory
Call the City's 24-hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-621-HOPE (4673) for immediate safety planning, shelter assistance, and other resources. TTY: 800-810-7444
In an emergency, dial 911.
NYC Family Justice Centers
You can visit any New York City Family Justice Center (FJC) to get connected to free and confidential assistance for victims and survivors of domestic and gender-based violence, which can include sexual violence, human trafficking, stalking, and intimate partner violence. All Centers are open Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. No appointment is needed.
At any NYC FJC, survivors of domestic and gender-based violence and their children can get connected to organizations that provide case management, economic empowerment, counseling, civil legal, and criminal legal assistance. 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.
All are welcome regardless of language, income, gender identity, or immigration status. Interpretation services are available on-site at every FJC, and locations are wheelchair accessible. Call ahead to request other accommodations.
How Can the Family Justice Centers Help?
NYC Family Justice Centers can help you with:
- Planning for your safety
- Applying for public benefits, shelter, housing, and other support services
- Mental health and counseling services to support emotional well-being for you and your children
- Information on job training programs, including help with resume writing and interviewing skills
- Referrals to education programs, including workshops to help with budgeting, credit repair, and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes
- Legal help for orders of protection, custody, visitation, child support, divorce, housing, and immigration
- Connecting to trained law enforcement, such as NYPD, NYC Sheriff's Office, and District Attorney's Office
- Childcare for children age 3+ while you get services at the FJC
NYC Family Justice Center, Bronx
198 East 161st Street, 2nd Floor
Subway: 4, B, and D to Yankee Stadium
Bus: BX1, BX2, BX6, and BX13
NYC Family Justice Center, Brooklyn
350 Jay Street, 15th Floor
Subway: A, C, F, and R to Jay Street
or 2, 3, 4, and 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, 5th Floor
Subway: 4, 5, and 6 to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall
J and Z to Chambers Street
N, Q, and R to Canal Street
1, 2, 3, A, and C to Chambers Street
Bus: M5, M9, M22, and M103
NYC Family Justice Center, Queens
126-02 82nd Avenue
Subway: E and F to Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike
Bus: Q10, Q37, Q46, and Q60
NYC Family Justice Center, Staten Island
126 Stuyvesant Place
Staten Island Railroad to St. George Ferry Terminal
Bus: S40, S42, S44, S46, S48, S51, S52, S61, S62, S66, S74, S76, S78, S81, S86, S90, S91, S92, S94, S96, and S98
For Service Providers
NYC FJCs regularly offer Core I, Core II, and Advanced trainings for service providers.
Sign up for upcoming trainings