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or 1.877.782.2873
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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, legal advocacy, court accompaniment, and transitional living apartments assist survivors on their path to safety.

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Our Center for Healthy Relationships is a safe place to explore difficult relationships. Our specialized counseling programs are 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 collaboration of partner agencies who will work together to answer questions and coordinate services.

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

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Together, we can create a community-wide culture that will not tolerate any form of intimate partner violence and works purposefully to foster healthy relationships, beginning with our children.

You can become part of the solution. Learn about our prevention, community engagement, and professional training programs and opportunities.

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Because you care, victims are lifted from despair.

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JBWS Combating Domestic Abuse

JBWS VP of  Development Helen Le Frois joins Steve Adubato on Caucas NJ to discuss the seriousness of domestic violence and the resources available at JBWS that can help.

Highlights & Events

Stories of Hope

Posted on October 29, 2019

Christine “I was physically and verbally assaulted by my partner and my 10-year-old son witnessed the abuse. I never felt comfortable talking about it to anyone. It was only when I found the JBWS support group that I first began to slowly open up. Knowing that…

JBWS Named Top 10 Highly Rated NJ Charities & Top 14% in the Country

Posted on November 21, 2019

For the fifth consecutive year, JBWS receives highest rating from Charity Navigator and for the second year in a row, JBWS was name to Charity Navigator’s Top 10 List of the most highly-rated charities in New Jersey! In fact, JBWS scored a 98.03% on overall…

Tricky Tray to Benefit JBWS

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Join the Friends of JBWS for their March into Spring Tricky Tray. Loads of great baskets and fun! Dessert & Coffee served. Feel free to BYOB and food. Doors open at 6 PM and Ticket Pull begins at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $25 in advance…

Upcoming Conference: Building Inclusive Domestic Violence Practices

Friday, April 24, 2020

Register Here This in-person conference was developed by the Adult Services Subcommittee of the Morris County Domestic Violence Working Group for professionals serving domestic violence survivors. Research shows that the LGBTQ+ community experiences higher rates of domestic violence than their heterosexual and gender-conforming counterparts, yet…

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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. Of the more than 47,000 New Jersey Nonprofit Organizations listed on GuideStar, only 71 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 details, visit CharityNavigator.org.