Term Family Justice Centers
Code FT-3000.1900
Definition Programs that operate centers which provide comprehensive services including medical care, counseling, law enforcement, social services, employment assistance and housing assistance for people who have experienced domestic abuse. Many of the centers in the U.S. are part of a presidential initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Justice. Their objective is to reduce the fragmentation and lack of coordination among services available to this population.
Created 3/8/06
Changed 5/3/10
Use References
See Also References Confidential Address Protection Programs (FN-1900.0400)
Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services (FT-3000.1750)
Domestic Violence Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-200)
Domestic Violence Intervention Programs (FF-0500.9100-180)
Domestic Violence Motel Vouchers (BH-1800.1500-080)
Domestic Violence Shelters (BH-1800.1500-100)
Domestic Violence Support Groups (PN-8100.0200-180)
Domestic Violence Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300.0200-200)
Hospital Based Domestic Violence Programs (LT-1750.3050)
Hospital Safe Rooms (BH-1800.1500-300)
Protective/Restraining Orders (FT-6940)
Safe Houses (BH-1800.1500-750)
Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling (RP-1400.8000-020.80)
Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Prevention (FN-1500.1900-800)
Temporary Restraining Order Filing Offices (FJ-1600.8500)
External Classification Terms Legal Aid-Civil (UW
Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (AIRS LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Legal Services (NPC I05)
Legal Services (NTE I80)
Personal Safety (ACH E-01)
Related Concepts Domestic Violence
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Bibliographic References "Fact Sheet: The President's Family Justice Center Initiative", U.S. Department of Justice website, http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/pressreleases/FJCIfacts.htm

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