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Posted on: October 13, 2011

[ARCHIVED] FS announces satellite office for the Center for Woman and Families

Trumbull announces satellite office for the Center for Woman and Families

 First Selectman Timothy M. Herbst and Police Chief Thomas Kiely have announced that Trumbull will host a satellite office for the Center for Woman and Families in Trumbull. The office will be located in the Trumbull Counseling Center.

“Domestic violence is an issue affecting every community throughout our region” stated the First Selectman. “We need to ensure that woman who have been the victims of domestic violence have resources at their disposal to get the critical help and services they need. We are pleased to partner with the Center for Woman and Families in sponsoring a satellite office for them in Trumbull.

“ The location of this facility is ideally suited to meet the needs of the Center for Woman and Families. It’s close proximity to the highway and the counseling center’s space makes this and ideal location to host the Center for Woman and Families. The Town of Trumbull is proud to host them,” stated Chief Kiely.

“The Center for Women and Families is extremely excited about the opportunity to have a Trumbull satellite office. Having services and programs in close proximity to Trumbull residents allows individuals and their families the opportunity to utilize our free and confidential case management advocates who are experts in this field. The location also adds the confidentiality for anyone seeking help the ability to feel safe in a non-judgmental environment. The Town of Trumbull has proven to be a visionary as it addresses issues regarding domestic and sexual violence through their collaborative efforts the past 4 years with The Clothesline Project, Candle Light Vigil and prevention programs. We thank First Selectman Timothy Herbst and Chief Tom Kiely for their dedication and support to help those in need of our services.” Says Debra Greenwood, CEO/President of The Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield County.