The Glendale Family Advocacy Center (GFAC), established in 1998 and formally known as the West Valley Advocacy Center, is located at 4600 W. Glendale Ave. in Glendale, AZ.
The goal of the Glendale Family Advocacy Center is to provide comprehensive and coordinated services to crime victims in a safe, comfortable and convenient setting. The “one-stop” center is a partnership between the Glendale Police Department, A New Leaf, Child Protective Services, Scottsdale Health Care, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.
The GFAC includes facilities for forensic interviews, medical examinations, counseling and collaboration between law enforcement and victim services personnel. Designed for victims of violence, child abuse and sexual related crimes, the center is available for residents, crime victims and law enforcement agencies throughout the West Valley.