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Celebrate “Hope for the Future: Healing Our Children,” at the Family Justice Center benefit from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the Pleasant Hill Community Center, 320 Civic Drive.
Fine wine and appetizers will be served at a reception featuring a silent auction for prizes, followed by a short program and live auction. Tickets are $25.
The Family Justice Center is located across from Todos Santos Plaza, on the second floor of Salvio Pacheco Square, at 2151 Salvio St. in downtown Concord.
It offers professional, comprehensive services in one location for people victimized by domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, child abuse and human trafficking.
Representatives from local government, social service, religious and nonprofit organizations are on site to offer counsel, referrals and resources.
Partner organizations offering crisis management include Adult Protective Services, Bay Area Crisis Nursery, Legal Aid, Court Appointed Special Advocate for foster Children (CASA), Catholic Charities, Children and Family Services, STAND! For Families Free of Violence, Meals on Wheels, Monument Impact, Monument Crisis Center, Shelter, Inc. and many more.
After a crisis situation has been addressed, the Family Justice Center offers ongoing support with health, education, training and community programs.
The WINGS (Women Inspired to Grow and Succeed) program, offers continuing support to help survivors become independent and self-sufficient by setting goals for budgeting, career and stress management.
Call 925-521-6366 for information about sessions from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, March 26, and April 2 and 9.