24-Hour Helpline & Referral: 1.877.R.U.ABUSED
or 1.877.782.2873
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Hablamos Español  Interpreters Available

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.

We are still here for you!

Our safe house and transitional residential programs will remain open. Our counseling, legal advocacy and crisis response team programs for community members will continue through remote options. For more information on our response to the COVID-19, please read the President and CEO’s message.

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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.

During this pandemic, we need each other more than ever before.

Please DONATE NOW to offset our rising costs.


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

Grand Tastings

Monday, May 18, 2020

ALMOST SOLD OUT  Purchase your tickets 6:00 pm — Cocktails 7:00 pm — Program & Tasting Pleasantdale Château at 757 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey 07052 Grand Tastings is the premier fundraising event for JBWS. Corporate Honoree: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP         …

Building Inclusive DV Practices – Postponed

Friday, April 24, 2020

For the safety of our community, our conference is being postponed to a later date, which has yet to be determined. We will be developing a process so that registered participants will be given the option of receiving a refund or can carry their registration…

We are still here for you!

Posted on March 18, 2020

Dear community members and partners, Just as you are working to ensure safety for yourself and your families, we are doing the same for our staff as well as our clients. We wanted to take a moment to update you on JBWS’ interim plan in…

How You Can Help During the Pandemic

Posted on March 30, 2020

Your offers to help are most appreciated! But what, you ask, do we need most? Honestly, in these challenging times and with our costs rising and fundraisers being cancelled, your monetary donations are needed the most. If you are able, please DONATE NOW. Looking for…

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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.