Family Advocacy Center Services

If you have been a victim of a crime, you may have experienced a traumatic event resulting in a variety of physical and emotional responses.  Strong reactions to crisis are normal and common.  Some common responses to being a crime victim include:

Embarrassment or feelings of guilt

Difficulty concentrating

Nightmares, insomina or increased sleeping

Mood swings and anger outbursts

Forgetfulness or memory lapses

Disinterest in previously valued activities

Nausea and difficulties with eating

HOW CAN THE FAC HELP?

  • Crisis intervention
  • Emergency needs assessment
  • Safety planning
  • 9-1-1 Phone
  • Shelter access and emergency housing assistance
  • Assistance obtaining an Order of Protection or an Injunction Against Harassment
  • Forensic exams for victims of sexual assault and strangulation
  • Assistance completing Victim's Compensation Applications
  • Assistance obtaining a police report or filing reports when applicable on-site
  • Liaison assistance with law enforcement and outside agencies
  • Information and referral services
  • Short-term counseling
  • Court escorts for various proceedings
  • Support groups
  • Transportation
  • Victim's rights education
  • Current case status updates
  • Referrals for long-term case management
  • Short-term case management
  • Education on domestic violence dynamics
  • Education learning how to navigate the Criminal Justice System

 


Please contact a FAC Victim Advocate to obtain help with services at 602-534-2120 or 1-888-246-0303.