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

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Support

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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Solutions

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.

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JBWS Combating Domestic Abuse

JBWS President and CEO Diane Williams discusses the risk to victims during forced isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic with NJTV.

Highlights & Events

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…

A Hidden Danger to Employees When Working from Home

Posted on April 15, 2020

A Hidden Danger from Working from Home —Domestic Violence Download this PDF Fact Sheet for Businesses and share with others. Protecting Your Employees

Virtual Grand Tastings Was a Grand Success!

Posted on May 19, 2020

The pandemic kept us from gathering in person for Grand Tastings XXVI, but it didn’t stop hundreds of supporters from joining our virtual event held on Monday, May 18th. Many thanks to all who participated! As the donations continue to come in, we are closer…

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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.

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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.

Recognitions

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.