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Partners

The Family Advocacy Center's multidisciplinary team includes both city and community partners.


City of Phoenix Human Services Department
http://phoenix.gov/humanservices
Staff from the Human Services Department provide advocacy services for victims of personal crime including domestic and sexual violence, elder abuse, stalking, vehicular fatalities, physical assault, child abuse and neglect.  

City of Phoenix Police Department Family Investigations Bureau
http://phoenix.gov/police/index.html

A unique, victim-oriented, collaborative approach is used to investigate, intervene and prosecute domestic violence, sexual and physical abuse cases.  

City of Phoenix Fire Department Crisis Response Unit
http://phoenix.gov/fire/index.html

The Crisis Response (CR) Unit responds to the FAC after hours to assist victims of sexual assault. Victims receive crisis intervention, referral services and transportation when needed. 

A New Leaf
http://www.turnanewleaf.org

A New Leaf's Advocacy Center staff provide short-term counseling services for victims of domestic violence and other types of personal crime such as assault, vehicular fatalities and homicide.  

EMPACT-SPC
http://www.empact-spc.org
EMPACT's Trauma Healing Services Department staff provide counseling (including counseling for Spanish speaking and LGBT victims), support group and a 24 hour crisis hotline.  These services are available to victims of sexual assault.

Jewish Family and Children's Service (JFCS)
http://www.jfcsaz.org

The Shelter Without Walls program is a non-residential comprehensive support program that helps survivors of domestic violence and their children achieve and maintain safety and self-sufficiency.  Services assist participants in addressing housing, employment, healthcare, childcare, transportation and emotional healing, addressing needs while building independent lives free from abuse. 

Scottsdale Healthcare
http://shc.org

Through a partnership with Scottsdale Healthcare's Forensic Nurse Examiner program, the center provides exams for victims.  Advocacy services are provided to victims and referrals are available for additional supportive services that may be needed.