24-Hour Helpline & Referral: 1.877.R.U.ABUSED
or 1.877.782.2873
Deaf/Hard of Hearing: Text 973.314.4192
Hablamos Español  Interpreters Available

Chat or text with an advocate by going to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, click on “Chat Now”; or text LOVEIS to 22522.

JBWS is a private, confidential service welcoming ALL survivors of dating, domestic, or partner abuse (and their family members) regardless of severity of the abuse, marital status, income, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or ethnicity.

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Our 24-hour helpline, temporary safe home, and transitional living apartments assist survivors on their path to safety and remain open.

Best practice guidelines are in place to keep our residents safe during Covid-19.

Please call our 24-hour helpline to talk with a counselor about all of your options.

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Our Center for Healthy Relationships offers specialized counseling programs designed to support adults, adolescents and children impacted by partner abuse.

Our Morris Family Justice Center, led by JBWS, provides support and legal resources through a coordinated collaboration of partner agencies.

Our Jersey Center for Non-Violence counseling services help people examine their use of control, force and/or abuse within intimate relationships and learn alternatives.

During Covid-19, all of support programs are offered through remote options.

Survivors come to us with many experiences of power and control, whether in the form of interpersonal violence or racism or the many other forms of oppression, and they cannot be separated one from the other. We are here to support you across the breadth of your experiences. Read our full statement.

JBWS Stands Against Racism

JBWS está en contra del racismo

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Our professional training programs, community education presentations, and youth and school programs have been adapted successfully to online platforms during Covid-19. Become part of the solution. Invite us to speak to your group today. Learn more.

Our mission is the prevention of domestic violence. JBWS recognizes that all forms of violence and oppression are connected and stands with our Black community and Communities of Color as we work toward building a society that is just, equitable and safe for all.

Learn more about the impact of Domestic Violence in Communities of Color.

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Together, we CAN weather this storm.

Please find it in your heart to support those we serve.
When their home isn’t safe AND the world feels unsafe,
they need the refuge of JBWS more than ever.

YOU make their safety possible.
Every gift, no matter its size, shows you care.
Thanks to you, our future looks brighter!


A Survivor Story

Instances of domestic violence can rise during times of crisis. Anna, a survivor of abuse shares her story of perseverance during Covid-19 and how she found strength with help from JBWS. If you or someone you know needs help, call our 24/7 confidential helpline: 1-877-R-U-ABUSED.

Highlights & Events

JBWS Celebrates 45 Years!

Posted on March 26, 2021

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.” – Margaret Mead. As JBWS turns 45, we reflect back on our agency’s history and the people we serve. Determined to provide relief for others experiencing isolation, loss of control, and…

Join Our Mission Driven Team

Posted on May 28, 2021

JBWS’ vision is to create a community-wide culture that refuses to tolerate the presence of any form of intimate partner violence. Empowerment of its victims and advocacy for social reform are at the heart of our mission and we are committed to advocating for the…

PRIDE Month 2021

Posted on June 8, 2021

Pride Month is dedicated to uplifting of LGBTQ voices, celebrating LGBTQ culture and supporting LGBTQ rights. One of those basic human rights is to be safe in a relationship. To highlight the importance of this topic within the LGBTQ community, we share an excerpt from…

Save the Date

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Join us for a favorite fall fundraising event at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park, NJ. More details and auction item descriptions will be shared closer to the event. Hope to see you there! JBWS Autumn Auction for Hope Fact Sheet and Early Registration…

Save the Date

Monday, October 4, 2021

Join us for the 22nd Annual Verizon Hope Classic. For more details: JBWS Verizon Hope Classic Fact Sheet & Early Registration. Online Registration is Open  

2021 Special Events Calendar and Sponsorships

Support a life-saving cause while engaging in some of your favorite activities. Golf, tastings, shopping, games of chance, awareness raising, and more.

Help us


Volunteers provide valuable services toward accomplishing the mission of JBWS. Each year, more than 200 JBWS volunteers contribute over 15,000 hours of services to our Morris County-based service.

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Your donations of food, toiletries, diapers, over-the-counter medicines, help to defray our costs and meet our residents' most basic needs.

Arrange a Program

Invite us to speak at your school, college, workplace, club meeting, or house of worship. Call 973-267-7520 ex. 124

Fundraising Committee

Do you enjoy being part of a group? Brainstorming ideas? Event planning? Being creative and crafty? How about raising awareness and funds for a great cause? If you answered "yes", then come join the JBWS Friends Fundraising Committee.


JBWS achieved the Platinum Seal of Transparency on GUIDESTAR

JBWS achieved the Platinum Seal of Transparency on GuideStar, once again in 2019. Of the more than 49,000 New Jersey Nonprofit Organizations listed on GuideStar, only 182 have received this highest rating!

For details, visit GuideStar.org.

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent charity evaluator, has awarded JBWS a four star rating. For the second year in a row, JBWS was named to Charity Navigator’s Top 10 List of the most highly-rated charities in New Jersey.

For details, visit CharityNavigator.org.