What services does the Family Justice Center offer?

The Family Justice Center provides survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and human trafficking and their families with resources, crisis support, legal assistance, and counseling services all in one safe place through referrals to our partner organizations and supporting agencies for employment services, food assistance, and childcare, housing, and spiritual support. These coordinated services are proven to save lives and are free of charge.

What organizations partner with the Family Justice Center?

We strive to provide survivors and their families with the most optimal and coordinated services possible through our partnerships with:
  • Child Advocacy Center
  • Child Care Resources of NJ
  • Community Affairs & Resource Center, Inc.
  • Division of Child Protection and Permanency
  • Freehold Open Door
  • Fulfill
  • Local Police Departments – assist with criminal investigations and filing for restraining orders
  • South Jersey Legal Services – provide lawyers to offer legal assistance with restraining orders, housing, and other family law matters.
  • The Community YMCA
  • The Monmouth County:
    • Government
    • Prosecutor’s Office – investigate and prosecute the offender
    • Sheriff’s Office
    • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner’s Office
    • Board of Social Services
    • Victim Witness Unit

Where is the Family Justice Center Located?

The FJC is in the lower level of the Courthouse in L-49. Parking is available in the Superior Court’s main parking lot.

When is the Family Justice Center open?

Monday through Friday: 8:30am to 4:00pm and by appointment as needed.

Do I need an appointment?

Appointments are not necessary but recommended, and children are welcome. All individuals seeking services will be screened by security personnel before entry to ensure safety. Additional visits may be scheduled once your needs are assessed and a plan for your services is developed.

Contact Information:
Monmouth County Family Justice Center at the
Monmouth County Superior Courthouse
71 Monument Street
Freehold, NJ 07728

Phone: (732) 264-4360 ext. 5000
Email: fjc@180nj.org

The FJC was formed with funding from an Impact 100, Jersey Coast grant, and the Monmouth County Government unanimously approved an agreement providing no-cost space for the new center.

180 Turning Lives Around will provide safety planning, access to community resources and emotional support. 180 staff will provide services such as counseling, access to emergency shelter, assistance at Family Court and the Amanda’s Easel Creative Arts Therapy Program for children.

The Monmouth County Prosecutors Office will investigate and prosecute the offender while linkages with local police departments will assist with criminal investigations and filing for restraining orders. South Jersey Legal Services have provided lawyers to offer legal assistance with restraining orders, housing and other family law matters.

Counseling, safety planning and support for sexual assault survivors and victims of human trafficking are provided through our program at 180 Turning Lives Around.

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