How You Can Help

  • Learn more about Domestic Violence by exploring this website, our Facebook page and You Tube Channel and sharing the information with your friends and family.
  • Choose how you are going to help: Volunteer at the Family Justice Center; Become a speaker for the Family Justice Center; Request a speaker from the Family Justice Center for an event at your place of business, civic organization, your neighborhood, or for any group that wants to know more about domestic violence.
  • Become a volunteer advocate for the YWCA. Visit their website: www.ywcaknox.com. Some YWCA advocates work at the Family Justice Center.
  • Donate cell phones (with the charger if possible). Even if there is no service provider, cell phones can call 911.
  • Donate new stuffed animals, homemade blankets (child size), and children’s books (for all age groups) for the FJC children’s program.
  • Donate bottled water, juice boxes, coffee and lunch box size snacks. Services can take several hours. We try to keep snacks and beverages available for our clients and their children.
  • Donate tissue, disinfectant sprays and wipes.
  • Donate gas cards ($20 increments are best), or money to be used for bus tickets and cab fare to help clients get to and from the FJC and to and from needed appointments while they are trying to gain independence.
  • Donate KUB gift cards.
  • Donate funds to help with other client needs such as greyhound bus tickets to safely leave town, a hotel room while awaiting emergency shelter, and other needs.
  • Donate to the FJC to assist in preventing domestic violence through prevention campaigns and efforts.
  • Become a member of the Knox County “Men Preventing Violence” Task Force through the Knox County Health Department by contacting the awareness helpline or this website contact page for information on how to get involved.
  • Request informational materials from the Family Justice Center using the contact page of this website or by calling the awareness line at 215-6800.