Domestic violence victims in the Fairfield area will soon find it easier to get help, thanks to a contribution from singer Michael Bolton. The performer’s charity foundation will help the Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield County set up Connecticut’s first-ever Family Justice Center.
Detective Kerry Dalling is the liason for Domestic Violence incidents
Detective Kerry Dalling is a fifteen year veteran of the Fairfield Police Department. She is assigned to the Detective Bureau, with specialized training in Domestic and Sexual violence. She is well known and respected in her field as a certified Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Instructor, and she conducts many of the domestic and sexual violence incidents assigned to the detective bureau. Detective Dalling works closely with State agencies, court Prosecutors and advocates.
Det. Dalling is an adjunct instructor for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center for their Domestic Violence Train the Trainer and Advanced Issues in Domestic Violence training programs. She was also a guest lecturer for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Domestic Violence seminars during the summer of 2011.
Det. Dalling can be reached at 203-254-4840. If you, or someone you know, are a victim of domestic or sexual violence, you are encouraged to contact the Center for Women and Families for free and confidential counseling and other services. Please see their website, http://www.cwfefc.org , for more information on their location and services they provide.
Officers training class, Instructor Michelle Cruz, State Victim Advocate
The Center for Women and Families helps victims of domestic and sexual violence
(and those who witness the violence or want to help a victim)
- Services are free-confidential- bilingual,
- Counseling in one-one setting and in (optional) support groups
- Referrals to other community resources/agencies for help, as needed
- A safe house , in a secret location, for women and their children
- Help for victims in court:
Securing restraining/protective orders
Help with navigating the criminal court process when their abuser is charged
Specialized services for kids living in violent homes or traumatized by sexual assault
Call for an appointment, for further information, and for an emergency:
Domestic Violence Hotline: (203) 384-9559
Sexual Assault Hotline: (203) 333-2233
If you are in crisis, we welcome your walk in
100 Mona Terrace (Senior Complex) Fairfield CT
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
753 Fairfield Ave (Corner of Park and Fairfield Avenues)
Hours: Monday thru Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Civil Court Advocacy Office
1061 Main Street - Bridgeport
Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Criminal Court Advocacy Office
172 Golden Hill Street - BridgeporT
Hours: Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Serving Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford, and Trumbull CT