Phoenix Family Advocacy Center
To provide comprehensive services to victims of domestic and sexual violence, homicide, and other violent crimes; and to take a leadership role in educating the community about the impact of violence.
If you have been a victim of a crime, we are here to help.
Crime victims of all types may experience trauma, which can be displayed in many ways.
Physical: Someone who has experienced physical trauma may have serious injury or shock to the body, as from a major accident. Intense stress reactions may also occur: Increase of breathing, blood pressure, and heart rate and muscles may tighten. Exhaustion, inablility to sleep, headaches, increased or decreased appetites, or digestive problems may be a symptom of trauma.
Emotional: A crime victim may experience emotional trauma that may have long-lasting effects. Emotional trauma may take many different forms: Shock or numbness, denial, disbelief, and anger.
Paint Phoenix Purple
Paint Phoenix Purple is a campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence. The City of Phoenix and more than 50 partners including businesses, civic organizations, educational institutions and faith communities are working together to create a culture where domestic violence is no longer tolerated.