My Partner Would Never Hit Me … Would They? Warning signs that verbal abuse might turn physical

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There’s a thin line between verbal and physical abuse. Even if your partner has never been physically violent with you, there’s a chance the abuse will escalate. Would you recognize…

JBWS Employee Named Honorary Chief of Police for Morris County

Posted on December 7, 2023

Robin Hughes, the manager of JBWS’ Crisis Response Team (CRT) program, was granted the title of Honorary Chief of Police by the Morris County Police Chiefs Association on Tuesday, December…

How Joking About Abuse Hurts Victims of Domestic Violence 

Posted on December 1, 2023

The comedian Matt Rife made a joke about domestic violence in the opening moments of his Netflix special titled Natural Selection. He mentions going to a restaurant with a friend…

What to Look for in a Healthy Relationship?

Posted on October 24, 2023

There is a lot of discussion right now about unhealthy relationships, which focus on recognizing the “red flags” of problematic behaviors. While those conversations are critically important, discussing the signs…

Remembering Ted

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Ted discovered JBWS during one of his walks.   On a morning stroll, Ted came across an intersection where he struck up a conversation with a sleepy looking crossing guard….

What is Machismo?

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“Machismo refers to an overly exaggerated way of being a man and of viewing masculinity in Hispanic or Latinx cultures,” says a group facilitator for Spanish speaking clients at JBWS’…

Rapid Rehousing Success Story

Posted on August 23, 2023

Just before Christmas, a survivor and their young children entered Arbour House, JBWS’ emergency safe house shelter. However, this survivor made a promise to their children – “we will celebrate…

JBWS President and CEO Receives Nonprofit Excellence Award

Posted on August 16, 2023

The Morris County Chamber of Commerce announced that Diane Williams, President and CEO of JBWS, received their Exemplary Leader award for an organization with revenue over $1 million during the…

We Are All Kenough

Posted on July 27, 2023

Barbie and Ken. They’re a pairing just about as classic as salt and pepper. When one is mentioned, the other immediately comes to mind.   However, considering that Ken is…

Jonah Hill’s Alleged Text Messages: Are They Boundaries?

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Earlier this month, Sarah Brady released a series of alleged text messages between herself and former boyfriend, Jonah Hill. Due to Hill’s celebrity status, these alleged texts have sparked a…