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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Safety

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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Support

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.

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Solutions

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.

All forms of violence and oppression are connected. Black Lives Matter.  An open letter to the community: JBWS Stands Against Oppression June 2020

Learn more. Domestic Violence in Communities of Color

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Our Domestic Violence Awareness Month ‘20 Guide is here!

It is more important than ever that we create awareness in our communities! We can’t do it alone. Take action and create social change! Sign up for our Purple Prevention Thursdays educational series or watch them on Facebook! Download our guide with links to additional resources. Don’t see something you need or have a new idea? Give us a call at 973-267-7520 Ext. 124 or send us an email at rbraham@jbws.org. Learn more and download your guide.

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

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted on September 27, 2020

Our Domestic Violence Awareness Month ‘20 Guide is here! This October will look a little different as we practice social distancing. However, it is more important than ever that we create awareness in our communities! These pages have lots of great information and ideas on…

Purple Prevention Thursdays

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Join us on Thursdays in October at 7 p.m. for our virtual educational series hosted by JBWS’ Madeline Hahn & Stephanie Klotz with their weekly guests. Here’s the line up: DVAM Kickoff; The Impact of Covid-19 on Survivors and How Family and Friends Can Help;…

Half Marathon for Hope

Saturday, October 24, 2020

 WHO: Anyone can participate from anywhere!  And because you can complete the event according to your ability, the Half Marathon for Hope is for everyone from serious runners to competitive athletes to occasional walkers. WHAT: Simply run, jog, or walk your half marathon all at once or…

Special Events Calendar

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

Volunteer

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.

Wish List

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.

Recognitions

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.