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How The Threat of Outing Impacts Domestic Violence

Posted on June 6, 2022

Threatening to reveal a partner’s sexual orientation or gender identity can be a powerful tool of control. Since being outed could result in alienation from cultural, religious, and familial relationships,…

From Desolation to Consolation Through Community Support

Posted on June 3, 2022

TW: Abuse, kidnapping   At just 13 years old, our client married her husband and within a year she became a mother for the first time. Both her husband, who…

Why VP of People and Culture?

Posted on May 31, 2022

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the workplace environment in various ways, greater attention is being paid to employees’ mental health and happiness than ever before. In many instances, it falls…

Grants Support Critical Needs

Posted on May 31, 2022

Without the support of our community, both local and nationwide, JBWS would not be able to provide necessary, life changing support to survivors of domestic violence! Our organization recently received…

Founder’s Granddaughter Visits JBWS

Posted on May 31, 2022

“How many people can say that their grandmother started a nonprofit organization?”   These are the words of Camalot Todd. She’s a descendant of JBWS’ first president and co-founder, Judy…

Barriers to Self-Care for Victims of Domestic Violence

Posted on May 31, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and social media platforms have been flooded with messages touting the importance of self-care and wellness. Influencers are making TikToks about their nutritionally perfect…

The Intersectionality Between Reproductive Coercion and Domestic Violence

Posted on May 27, 2022

In light of the national focus on Roe v. Wade, it is important to remember that reproductive coercion is a form of domestic violence and discussions about access to abortion…

The Daniel J. Wilcox Camp Hope Fund donates $25,000 to support the youngest victims of domestic violence

Posted on April 28, 2022

The Daniel J. Wilcox Camp Hope Fund has once again supported children impacted by domestic violence. On April 14, Gretchen, Bridget, and Wesley Wilcox met with members of JBWS (formerly…

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Posted on Friday, January 28, 2022

As I look back on 2021 and JBWS’ milestone of celebrating its 45th year of saving and changing lives, I marvel at how our staff, clients, and community continued to…

Join Our Mission Driven Agency

Posted on Monday, January 10, 2022

JBWS’ vision is to create a community-wide culture that refuses to tolerate the presence of any form of intimate partner violence. Empowerment of its victims and advocacy for social reform…

Events

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Autumn Auction for Hope

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Park Avenue Club, Florham Park, NJ

OUR FANTASTIC FALL FUNDRAISING EVENT   Join us for our 10th annual fall fundraising event! Autumn Auction for Hope is an energetic event featuring a silent auction and ticket raffle…