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CT Courthouses, Family and Social Services – Fairfield County, CT

Family Court Jurisdictions By Town (Lower Fairfield County, CT)

Divorce and family matters in lower Fairfield County are heard at one of three courthouse covering three Superior Court Judicial Districts. These matters are heard by judges in the Family Division of the Connecticut Superior Court.

The three (3) locations are:

Bridgeport Superior Courthouse – (The Fairfield Judicial District)

Danbury Superior Courthouse – (The Danbury Judicial District)

Stamford Courthouse – (The Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District)

High conflict custody and relocation cases are generally, but not always referred to the Middlesex Superior Courthouse (The Middlesex Judicial District) located in Middletown, CT.

 

The Bridgeport Superior Courthouse, Family Division (Fairfield Judicial District) serves the following towns:

Bridgeport

Easton

Fairfield

Stratford

Trumbull

 

The Danbury Superior Courthouse, Family Division (Danbury Judicial District) serves the following towns:

Bethel

Brookfield

Danbury

Monroe

Redding

Ridgefield

Sherman

 

The Stamford-Norwalk Superior Courthouse, Family Division (Fairfield-Norwalk Judicial District) serves the following towns:

Darien

Greenwich

New Canaan

Norwalk

Stamford

Weston

Westport

Wilton

 

Divorce & Community Resources – Stamford, CT

Stamford Superior Court, Family Division
Courthouse – Code (FST)
123 Hoyt Street
Stamford, CT 06905


Stamford/Norwalk Family Services Office
123 Hoyt St., Stamford, CT 06905
Phone (203) 965-5282; Fax (203) 965-5286
Link to Family Services FAQs

Family Services addresses all divorce and family law related matters including: child custody, child access, financial matters, property disputes, and Temporary Restraining Orders. This is executed across a wide range of Alternative Dispute Resolution processes & services, such as Pre-trial Settlement Negotiation, Conciliation, Mediation, and Conflict Resolution Conferences. Family Services also conducts issue focused evaluations (e.g. child custody evaluations). They also design model parenting plans and make recommendations to both parents and the court to promote dispute resolution and settlement. Family Services also coordinates third party services like supervised visitation, parenting transitions, and compliance with completion of court ordered PEP programs.


Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC)
111 Summer Street, Suite 203
Stamford, CT 06905
(203) 588-9100
Fax (203) 588-9101
Norwalk, CT 06850
https://www.dvccct.org/

The Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC) provides services, support and education for the prevention and elimination of domestic violence across seven Connecticut communities and beyond:

Stamford
Norwalk
New Canaan
Darien
Westport
Weston
Wilton

Each town/city has a local DVCC coordinator serving that community.


Department of Social Services
Stamford Field Office
1642 Bedford Street
Stamford, CT 06905
Client Information Line 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632)
www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices

DSS Services are delivered through (12) field offices, central administration, and online and phone access options.


Divorce & Community Resources – Bridgeport, CT

Bridgeport Superior Court, Family Division
Courthouse – Code (FBT)
1061 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604


Bridgeport Family Services Office
1061 Main St., Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone (203) 579-6513; Fax (203) 579-7293
Link to Family Services FAQs

Family Services is dedicated to assisting Family courts and clients resolve their family and interpersonal conflicts in a timely way by providing, coordinating and scheduling a wide range of processes and third-party services.


Department of Social Services (DSS)
Bridgeport Field Office
925 Housatonic Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Client Information Line 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632)
www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices


Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Bridgeport Field Office
100 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
Main: (203) 384-5300
TDD: (203) 384-5399
Fax: (203) 384-5307
https://portal.ct.gov/DCF

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is the state agency responsible for protecting children and ensuring that they are safe and well cared for.


Divorce & Community Resources – Danbury, CT

Danbury Superior Court, Family Division
Courthouse – Code (DBD)
146 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810


Danbury Family Services Offices
1061 Main St., Bridgeport, CT 06604
Phone (203) 579-6513; Fax (203) 579-7293
Link to Family Services FAQs

Family Services is dedicated to assisting Family courts and clients resolve their family and interpersonal conflicts in a timely way by providing, coordinating and scheduling a wide range of processes and third-party services.


Department of Social Services (DSS)
Danbury Field Office
342 Main Street 06810
Client Information Line 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632)
www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices


Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Danbury Field Office
131 West Street
Danbury, CT 0681
Main: (203) 207-5100
Fax: (203) 207-5170
https://portal.ct.gov/DCF

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is the state agency responsible for protecting children and ensuring that they are safe and well cared for.


Divorce & Community Resources – Middletown, CT

Middlesex Superior Court
Courthouse – Code (MMX)
1 Court Street Middletown, CT 06457


Middletown Family Services Office
1 Court Street, Middletown, CT 06457
Phone (860) 343-6460; Fax (860) 343-6474
Link to Family Services FAQs

Family Services is dedicated to assisting Family courts and clients resolve their family and interpersonal conflicts in a timely way by providing, coordinating and scheduling a wide range of processes and third-party services.


Department of Social Services (DSS)
Middletown Field Office
2018 South Main Street, Suite B
Manchester, CT 06457
Client Information Line 1-855-6-CONNECT (1-855-626-6632)
www.ct.gov/dss/fieldoffices


Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Middletown Field Office
2018 South Main Street, Suite A
Middletown, CT 06457
Main (860) 638-2100
Fax: (860) 346-2585
https://portal.ct.gov/DCF

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is the state agency responsible for protecting children and ensuring that they are safe and well cared for.


divorce & community Resources – Norwalk, CT

Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC)
16 River Street
(48 Wall Street for GPS)
(203) 588-9100
Fax (203) 588-9101
Norwalk, CT 06850

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The Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC) provides services, support and education for the prevention and elimination of domestic violence across seven (7) Connecticut communities and beyond:

Stamford
Norwalk
New Canaan
Darien
Westport
Weston
Wilton

Each town/city has a local DVCC coordinator serving that community.


Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Norwalk Field Office
1-Park Complex
Norwalk, CT 06851
Main: (203) 899-1400
Fax: (203) 899-1462
https://portal.ct.gov/DCF

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is the state agency responsible for protecting children and ensuring that they are safe and well cared for.


DIVORCE & COMMUNITY RELATED SERVICES, AGENCIES, NON-GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS (STATE AND FEDERAL LEVEL)

Connecticut Child Support Enforcement Services (CCSES)
26 Park Street
Vernon, CT 06606
1-800-228-5437
Link to Child Support Services FAQs

Support Enforcement Services (SES) is part of the Judicial Branch, Court Operations Division. We work closely with state and federal agencies to operate the Connecticut Child Support Enforcement Program. Our primary job is to help parents enforce and modify their child support orders. SES is committed to providing accurate information and appropriate services in a prompt, courteous and professional manner.


Connecticut Superior Court Family Services Central Office
455 Winding Brook Drive
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Phone (860) 368-3800; Fax (860) 368-4351
Link to Family Services FAQs

Family Services is dedicated to assisting Family courts and clients resolve their family and interpersonal conflicts in a timely way by providing, coordinating and scheduling a wide range of processes and third-party services.


Department of Children and Families (DCF)
505 Hudson Street
Hartford CT 06106
Phone: 860-550-6300
https://portal.ct.gov/dcf

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is the state agency responsible for protecting children and ensuring that they are safe and well cared for.


U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE)
330 C. Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/css

An Office of the Administration for Children and Families

OCSE is the federal government agency that oversees the national child support program.

OCSE assists child support agencies in states and tribes develop, manage, and operate their programs according to federal law using effective child support enforcement tools.

OCSE does not provide services directly to families. OCSE partners with state, tribal and local child support agencies and others to encourage parental responsibility so that children receive financial, emotional, and medical support from both parents, even when they live in separate households.


National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
600 Grant, Suite 750
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 839-1852
https://ncadv.org/

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) leads and supports efforts that demand a change of conditions that lead to domestic violence such as patriarchy, privilege, racism, sexism, and classism. The NCADV supports survivors, holds offenders accountable and supports advocates.

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