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Jersey Battered Women's Service Inc. in Morris County, NJ is a full-service domestic violence and domestic abuse prevention agency with volunteer opportunities. The services include a 24-hour hotline; counseling; safe house; transitional living; children's services; life skills education; vocational counseling; batterers' intervention; legal assistance; teen dating violence services; and professional training, education and youth prevention programs.

October is

Domestic Violence

Awareness Month

Learn & Take Action

Attend a local event, turn your workplace purple; participate in local, state, and national social media campaigns; organize a collection drive; or create something on your own. We'd love to hear your ideas.

For more details on our 2018 DVAM Campaign, follow us on Facebook and Twitter and share our posts. Check out these tools to get you started:

Social Media & Events Calendar

National Week of Action Campaign

Turn Your Workplace Purple


Sunday, October 21, 2018

Halloween Half-Marathon & Relay


Saturday, November 3, 2018

Night at the Races




JBWS made Charity Navigator's Top Ten List for NJ. Charity Navigator's rating system examines two broad areas of a charity's performance; their Financial Health and their Accountability & Transparency. Each week, they highlight a different state and its best, highly-rated charities.

"Each named agency is working to bring affect meaningful change in their respective communities and we’re honored to be able to talk about our neighbor’s good work," reports Charity Navigator. 

"The team at JBWS works hard to maintain our 4-star rating so our donors, supporters and the people we serve can have the highest level of confidence in our agency," says JBWS board chair Amy Wiwi. "We’re so proud of the work we do and are honored to be recognized."

See the complete NJ Top Ten list here




Information for Parents

JBWS introduces a new brochure for parents on teen dating abuse. Learn about abuse, the warning signs, how to approach your teen when you suspect abuse, safety planning and more. Consultation and support is available for parents, friends or family members who want to help a teen. For counseling call 973-267-7520 Ext. 221





For details of our services, hours of operation, contact information, and brochures/posters in Spanish, Hindi and Gujarati go to morrisfjc.org.


•  Are You Safe?
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- 24-Hour Safe House
- Police Protection

•  About Abuse
- Abusive Behavior Examples
- Myths About Abuse
- Abusive Relationships
- Abuse & Children

•  Abuse Services
- Victim Services
- Batterer's Intervention
- Children's Services
- Legal Assistance
- Teen Dating Abuse
- Friends & Family

•  Personal Stories
•  About JBWS
•  Events & News
•  Help JBWS
•  Information for Teens
•  Education & Prevention
•  Publications & Brochures
•  Contact Us
•  Helpful Web Sites
•  Informacion En Espanol

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Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator, has awarded JBWS a four star rating.

For details, visit CharityNavigator.org.

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.

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