AVA's mission is to advocate for the fundamental rights of victims of crime with compassion, dignity, and respect.
What We Do
AVA provides comprehensive services to remove barriers, strengthen victims and their families, and foster a healthy transition from victim to survivor. Founded in 1984, AVA is a victim advocacy agency that serves victims of crime for the Atlanta Police Department, Atlanta Public Schools, and the Atlanta Municipal Court system. Since its inception, AVA has provided free services to over 121,000 victims of all types of crime.