The mission of Batterer Intervention Program Services at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health is to promote the safety of domestic violence victims. We work with certified batterer intervention programs across Massachusetts to hold batterers accountable for their abuse and to help them change their behavior.
To achieve its mission, Batterer Intervention Program Services:
- certifies and monitors batterer intervention programs according to the Massachusetts Guidelines and Standards for the Certification of Batterer Intervention Programs.
- conducts trainings for certified batterer intervention service providers, criminal justice professionals, domestic violence victim advocates, social service agencies, educators, and the public
- joins with other state and local agencies in a coordinated community response to domestic violence
- collects and analyzes aggregate data on batterers who attend certified batterer intervention programs.
If you or someone you know is in need of batterer intervention, please contact a Certified Batterer Intervention Program in your community or contact Batterer Intervention Program Services.
Batterer Intervention Program Services
Department of Public Health
250 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111