The Prince George's County Family Justice Center provides services through a hope-centered and survivor-driven approach.

As such, the focus is on:

ADVOCACY

Crisis Intervention, Counseling & SAFE

LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE

Statement Of Charges, Criminal Investigation, Warrants

EMERGENCY SHELTER

Safehouse, And Temporary Shelter

BASIC FAMILY SUPPORT

Food, Clothing, Diapers

BASIC FAMILY SUPPORT

Food, Clothing, Pampers

FORENSIC MEDICAL EXAM

Sexual Assault Nurse Examinations (SANE) And Strangulation Exam

SOCIAL SERVICES

SNAP, Housing Vouchers, Financial Assistance

TRANSPORT

Pick-Up And Drop-Off

Eligibility for Services

Services are provided in a welcoming, secure, and confidential state-of-the-art professional environment.

All clients are treated with dignity and respect by a team of dedicated professionals that have an immediate sense and understanding of where you are and what you may have experienced.

Survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, or elder abuse who reside in Prince George’s County are eligible for the services.  Services are also available for children who have witnessed domestic abuse.

All services are provided free of charge!

**Some services may require proof of identification**

Family Justice Center Programs

The Economic Justice Program

All clients are treated with dignity and respect by a team of dedicated professionals that have an immediate sense and understanding of where you are and what you may have experienced.

legal representation and educational strategies to enhance survivors’ financial self-efficacy with access to legal, social, and economic support including child support, housing, public benefits, opportunities for career advancement, educational, and job training programs.

Through the Economic Justice Program, Survivors of economic abuse obtain and regain financial security and independence by removing barriers that block their access to economic justice and stability.

 

The Stay In Touch (SIT) program

An in-depth support group led by a staff of certified specialists who are dedicated to helping victims and survivors of domestic violence effectively address their urgent care needs and design a practical timeline to regain their independence.

Through the SIT program participants develop new social skills and learn ways to break the cycle of domestic violence in a warm and caring environment. For more information, please contact:

Bobbi Harvard at 301-780-8008 or BHarvard@co.pg.md.us 

The Teen Empowerment Program

The Teen Empowerment Program 

The Teen Empowerment Program (T.E.P.) is an innovative collaboration between the Prince George’s County Family Justice Center, an initiative of the Circuit Court, and partnering organizations. The program is designed to educate and support youth and young adults from middle school to college about healthy relationships. All program services are designed to bring awareness of healthy relationships and teen dating violence in formats that are interactive and informative. Workshops and group discussions can be customized to meet the specific needs of a group. Virtual options are available.

  • Be Empowered Workshops: Interactive workshops, focusing on healthy and unhealthy relationships, self-esteem, and the warning signs of teen dating violence.
  • Teen Group Mentoring Sessions: Research and curriculum-based sessions designed to empower teens. The topics include self-awareness, life skills, healthy relationships, and self-expression through art, music, and poetry.
  • Teens Talk Truth Table Discussions: Designed to engage teens in an open dialogue about teen dating violence, the table discussions encourage teens to have healthy conversations about teen dating violence to help break the cycle of abuse.

 

 

 

  • If you would like to schedule an outreach presentation or activity please contact us at (301) 780-8008.
The Teen Empowerment Program
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