Glendale Family Advocacy Center


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. We envision a community where survivors of crime feel supported and heard as they navigate the criminal justice system and engage in their own personal healing. Services to support crime victims will be trauma informed, evidence based and victim centered with a primary focus of justice, empowerment, restoration and healing. 





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The Glendale Family Advocacy Center

The goal of the Glendale Family Advocacy Center (GFAC) 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, Department of Child Services, Honor Health and the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. Read More




Sexual violence happens in every community and affects people of all genders and ages. Sexual violence is any type of unwanted sexual contact. This includes words and actions of a sexual nature against a person’s will and without their consent. A person may use force, threats, manipulation, or coercion to commit sexual violence. To learn more about sexual violence click here 

Sexual violence can have psychological, emotional, and physical effects on a survivor. These effects aren’t always easy to deal with, but with the right help and support they can be managed. Learning more can help you find the best form of care to begin the healing process. Read more

Supporting a survivor of sexual assault can be difficult and can bring up some feelings for you as a family member or friend. It’s important to be compassionate and patient both with yourself and the other person and focus on what is best for him/her in the moment. Remember that what happened is never the survivor’s fault. In a supportive role, it is best to listen without judgment and provide information if needed. Learn more on how to help 



National Child Abuse Prevention ImageApril is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Learn tips and strategies to help keep children safe and promote family well-being. Learn more here  

Child abuse prevention starts with each one of us. Together we can make it easier for families to access support services and learn how to identify and build on family strengths. Visit the National Child Abuse Prevention Month website for more information

Everyone has a role to play in helping the families in our communities be resilient and access support. Learn more about protective factors. Prevention starts with you! Read more

The Essentials for Childhood Framework includes strategies to promote relationships and environments that can help create neighborhoods, communities, and a world in which every child can thrive.



Domestic Violence Awareness Month ImageDomestic violence (also referred to as intimate partner violence, dating or relationship abuse) is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship. Domestic violence does not discriminate. People of any race, age, gender, sexuality, religion, education level, or economic status can be a victim or perpetrator of domestic violence. This includes behaviors that physically harm, intimidate, manipulate or control a partner through the use of physical or sexual violence, emotional abuse, financial control, and threats. It is also common for multiple forms of abuse to be present at the same time in abusive situations.

Domestic violence can also strain the people who witness, intervene, or simply recognize the tragic realities of relationship abuse. It can be painful and draining (physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially) to watch the people in our lives abuse or be abused. In that regard, we are all impacted by any form of abuse, and it is on each one of us to take steps to end and prevent future abusive behavior.

Am I being Abused?

Warning Signs of Abuse.

Create a Safey Plan.

Help for Abusive Partners.

Get Help.



FamilyProtecting Our Children

How do you teach your children of the dangers within the community without scaring them? The most important thing a parent can do is teach their children to think and be prepared. The Glendale Family Advocacy Center has several programs targeted on keeping our children safe. Read More




Internet safety imageInternet Safety

If your child is surfing the web, you need to be paddling right alongside him — or at least observing carefully from the shore. While the internet offers goodies galore (educational materials, fun games, and connections with people all over the world), it can also pose risks to your child's physical safety and emotional well-being. Here are some basic rules to help keep kids safe online. Read more

For more age by age tips on how to keeps kids safe online, visit www.commonsense.org or www.missingkids.org/netsmartz



HandsVictim Assistance

The mission of the Victim Assistance Unit within the Glendale Police Department is
to provide comprehensive services to victims and their families who are affected by
crime; to help them regain stability in their lives; and help them exert their rights as a crime victim. Read more.



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AZ Glendale VINE System


The AZ Glendale VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the Internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes.
Visit the FREE online service now. Download and learn about the mobile app.


NurseMedical Services

Medical professionals from Honor Health and The Child Protection Team are part of the team of law enforcement, prosecution, social service agencies and mental health clinicians working in collaboration to provide quality care and expert testimony to victims of physical and sexual abuse, neglect and child maltreatment. Read More.




GPD CoinGlendale Police Department

The mission of the Glendale Police Department is to protect the lives and
property of the people we serve. We value Courage, Integrity, Excellence,
Respect, Dedication and Compassion. To visit the Glendale Police
Department website now, Click Here.


Raised HandsVolunteer

Are you interested in making your community a better place and making a positive impact? Victim assistance volunteers help crime victims in many ways: on-scene crisis intervention, criminal
justice advocacy, court accompaniment and emotional support. If you are interested in lending a helping hand, Read More.



Contact Us

Glendale Family Advocacy Center
6830 North 57th Drive
Glendale, AZ 85301
P:(623) 930-3720