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Did you know that a typical victim of family violence no longer has to visit over 23 different locations to receive all the support and legal services currently available in Sonoma County? This has been a huge burden for families dealing with family violence issues. This scattering of services makes it difficult and discouraging for victims, and exposes them to prolonged jeopardy and increased risk of further violence. Partnering with the community, the Family Justice Center Sonoma County (FJCSC) seeks to empower family violence victims to live free from violence and abuse by providing wrap-around services to victims through a single access point.

The Family Justice Center Sonoma County is located at 2755 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa. Our Partner agency Community Based Organizations and the District Attorney’s Office Advocate staff are co-located to support family violence victims and their children with comprehensive services. The Santa Rosa Police Department Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Team and the Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Units are co-located partners of the FJCSC which further strengthens our ability to better serve victims of family violence in Sonoma County. We are looking forward to welcoming the Redwood Children’s Center which serves children under the age of 18 in mid 2012.

On-site partners:

  • District Attorney's Office
  • Victim Services Division
  • Sonoma County Sheriff's Office
  • City of Santa Rosa Police Department
  • Y.W.C.A.
  • Verity
  • Council on Aging
  • Legal Aid
  • Inter-Tribal Council of California, Inc.
  • FJCSC Deaf H/H Advocate services
  • County of Sonoma
  • Catholic Charities
  • County of Sonoma Human Services

Off-site partners:

  • County of Sonoma Department of Health
  • Sonoma County Law Enforcement Chiefs’ Association
  • Probation Department
  • Superior and Domestic Violence Court
  • Family Violence Prevention Council
  • Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County Catholic Charities
  • Redwood Community Health Coalition
  • Southwest Community Health Center
  • Sutter Health Foundation
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Along with a growing list of other organizations

The Family Justice Center Sonoma County’s goals are to:

  1. Increase victim safety and increase family violence reporting;
  2. Reduce the number of family violence homicides and significant injury cases;
  3. Increase the numbers of successful prosecutions;
  4. Reduce number of case dismissals;
  5. Reduce recidivism (relapse) in family violence cases;
  6. Increase public awareness of family violence;
  7. Increase funding amounts and resources for family violence services.

The Family Justice Center is a proven model, according to the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women. Prosecution, Law Enforcement and Community Based Organizations provide a coordinated, multi-disciplinary single point of access approach to family violence services.

The Family Justice Center Sonoma County web site is located at http://www.fjcsc.org/

The Family Justice Center Sonoma County is open Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Contact

Contact:
Family Justice Center Sonoma County
Address:
Family Justice Center Sonoma County
2755 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Phone:
(707) 565-8255 Work

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