European Union FJC Europe

European
Family Justice Center
Alliance

There is A BETTER WAY to give extra hope to each victim of domestic violence…
The European Family Justice Center Alliance aims to develop and support local
Family Justice Centers all over Europe that help victims and their children find
all services they need in ONE PLACE: medical professionals, caretakers, counselors,
advocates, prosecutors, police officers and others.

Membership

The EFJCA has a membership formula “cross professions”, including organisations and experts of various sectors: health and mental health sector, police, justice, women’s aid, victim service, child advocacy, perpetrator programs, research centers, universities, … The promoting of multi-agency starts with the exchange and joint ventures on network-level.

Members of the EFJCA:

  • Family Justice Centers
  • Affiliated multi-agency models
  • Organizations and networks, working/active in the field of gender based, domestic violence, child abuse, sexual violence with interest in the activities and products of the EFJCA, subscribing to the guiding principles, mission and vision of the network.

How do you become a member of the EFJCA?

Network partners and organisations active in the approach of domestic violence, sexual violence and child abuse and subscribe the guiding principles can become a member of the EFJCA. Applying for a membership can be done through our Membership form or by e-mail. For more information regarding the membership you can contact the EFJCA by e-mail or phone (+ 31 (0)6 212 92 799).

What is the added value of a EFJCA membership?

EFJCA members are part of a European and even worldwide network and brand, making the local centers stronger, more visible and providing status, on a local, national and international level. The Alliance provides a lot of added value for their members through a range of activities, products and benefits:

A platform for the dissemination of information and the exchange of good practices, knowledge and experiences, for example through:

  • A comprehensive website: www.efjca.eu
  • An annual European conference
  • Regular regional meetings
  • Trainings (including webinars) and instruments on a range of methodologies and on other topics of interest for the FJC’s, affiliated multi-agency models and high-quality multidisciplinary cooperation

Support, for example in:

  • ‘How to start a FJC’, including a manual and a buddy system
  • Processes of fundraising, applying for proposals on a national or international level
  • Tackling challenges and making/taking opportunities to build out high-quality multi-agency work

Follow-up for all FJC’s in Europe, existing and new ones

Membership form