Victim Advocacy

If you or someone is in danger or needs immediate assistance, please call 911 or local emergency services.

Victim Advocacy Services are available on site and can be reached at 623.333.7913.

 

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Comprehensive, coordinated victim support and advocacy services are provided by individuals who have specialized training in victim advocacy.  The Southwest Family Advocacy Center Victim Advocate can provide the following services:

 

  • Crisis assessment and interventions, risk assessment, and safety planning and support for children and family members at all stages of involvement with the Center.

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  • Assessment of individual needs and cultural considerations for the child and family to ensure those needs are addressed.

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  • Information sharing about the coordinated, multidisciplinary response.
     

  • Provision of education and access to victims’ rights and crime victims’ compensation.
     

  • Assistance in procuring concrete services (i.e. protective orders, food, transportation, public assistance, temporary housing etc).
     

  • Provision of referrals for specialized, trauma-focused evidence-supported mental health.
     

  • Engagement in child and family response regarding participation in the investigation and/or prosecution.
     

  • Provisions of updates to the family on case status, continuances, dispositions, and sentencing.
     

  • Provision of court education, support, and accompaniment.
     

  • Coordinated case management meetings with multidisciplinary team members.

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Main: 623.333.7900   |  swfac@avondale.org   |  2333 N. Pebble Creek Parkway Suite A-200- Goodyear, AZ - 85395

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