JCAC walk through

The Jean Crowe Advocacy Center (JCAC)is Nashville’s court-based Family Justice Center. The JCAC increases the safety of domestic and sexual violence victims by creating a supportive environment for victims to receive services while waiting for court. All services are free and confidential. Walk-ins are welcome.

At the JCAC, highly-trained advocates assist victims with the following:

Safety Planning
Danger Assessment
Court Accompaniment
Crisis Intervention
Support Group
Domestic Violence Education
Referrals to Partner Agencies
Emergency Food Assistance
Orders of Protection

The JCAC is located on the first floor of Nashville’s criminal courthouse
JCAC entrance features the word “welcome” in the most common languages spoken in Nashville

JCAC reception

JCAC is a trauma informed space with a client living room that is a comfortable, safe and separate place to wait for court.
This side of the living room features a beautiful fireplace feature and adjacent child playroom
The JCAC kitchen has self-serve coffee, breakfast and lunch
Collaborative Advocate Work Space
Five Client Support Rooms are where clients meet with their Assistant District Attorney and OFS Advocates-separately