Family Justice Center of St. Joseph County celebrates four years

By: Rich Molina Email
By: Rich Molina Email

One area business is celebrating a birthday Monday by helping to raise awareness about abuse.

Four years ago, the Family Justice Center of St. Joseph County opened its doors to help support survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

The center is a one-stop health center that has advocates available for support, offers free legal services, and a place to tell your story. It can also provide the needed help to leave a violent situation and move on to a safer, and more stable, future.

Director of Victim Services Lucette Higgins said, "Victims are often afraid of starting a process that they don't see the end too. Here it's all victim centered and it provides them the tools that they need to escape a violent home.”

The Family Justice Center has an open door policy Monday through Friday between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. They also feature a 24-hour help line at 574-289-HELP.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email:
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 118405444 -