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Vision We envision a vibrant community free from coercion and fear. In achieving that, our Center is a community hub for education, comprehensive and integrated services in the pursuit of justice, hope, and healing. Mission Our mission is to bring together our community to support the healing of family violence survivors, and to integrate capable partners with a comprehensive service approach to renew individuals and our community from a trauma of family violence. Values We believe: o Demonstrating respect and compassion brings out the best in everyone we encounter o A safe, dynamic, inclusive and innovative environment promotes hope and healing o Integrity is paramount in all our efforts o Justice and accountability are vital to a strong community Collaboration is essential to delivering excellence to people
The Family Justice Center (the Center) is a warm and welcoming one-stop Center for people affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, child abuse, and human trafficking. By locating many service providers in one place, the Center helps people in crisis to find hope, safety, and healing through a single door.
When survivors of family violence seek help, they are often frustrated by a fractured system. They may have to travel to multiple locations and tell their story repeatedly. National estimates show that victims may access as many as 32 different agencies for assistance. These hurdles can discourage their efforts, and cause many people to simply stop seeking help. The Center brings multiple partners, both public and community-based, to provide holistic services to victims of interpersonal violence.