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, inability 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.
Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team (DVFRT)
The DVFRT Team is comprised of representatives from the criminal justice system, advocacy community, municipal government, and other community resources.
Mission: To examine domestic violence fatalities in order to better understand the dynamics of such deaths and to make recommendations for prevention and system improvements related to domestic violence.
DVFRT Report 2019-2020.pdf
DVFRT Report 2018-2019.pdf
DVFRT Report 2016-2017.pdf
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Paint Phoenix Purple
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.