This page has information to help you contact any of the Rape Crisis Centers in our state. These Rape Crisis Centers offer FREE services for adolescent and adult sexual assault survivors - and for people who care about survivors of all ages. Trained rape crisis counselors at local programs:
  • Provide 24/7 hotline counseling, information, and referral
  • Will go with survivors to hospitals and/or police stations 24/7
  • Will go with a survivor to court
  • Provide one-to-one counseling and support group counseling
  • Provide primary prevention education; professional training; outreach

If you click on one of the regions listed below, you can find a Rape Crisis Center near you. Each Center has a TTY line for people who are Deaf or hard of hearing. There is also information on Llámanos, a Spanish-language helpline.

If you double click on a program name that is underlined, you can link to the program's website.

Metro Boston

Greater Boston Area
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
Additional sites in Boston, Chelsea
Hotline: (800) 841-8371
Office: (617) 492-8306
TTY: (617) 492-6434

Metro West

Greater Framingham Area
Voices Against Violence
300 Howard Street (SMOC)
Framingham, MA 01702
Hotline: (800) 593-1125
Office: (508) 820-0834
TTY: (508) 626-8686

Northeast

Lawrence and North Shore Area
YWCA of Greater Lawrence
38 Lawrence Street
Lawrence, MA 01840
Hotline: (877) 509-9922
Office: (978) 682-3039 x 1023
TTY: (978) 686-8840

additional site in Lynn
YWCA North Shore Rape Crisis Center
20 Central Avenue, Suite 510
Lynn, MA 01901
Hotline: 800-922-8772
Office: 781-477-2313

Lowell Area
Center for Hope and Healing
(formerly Rape Crisis Services of Greater Lowell)
144 Merrimack Street, Suite 304
Lowell, MA 01852
Hotline: (800) 542-5212
Office: (978) 452-7721
TTY: (978) 452-8723

Southeast

Norfolk/Bristol Counties
New Hope
140 Park Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
Additional sites in Taunton , Webster
Hotline: (800) 323-4673
Office: (508) 226-4015
TTY: (508) 323-4673

Plymouth County/South Shore
A New Day/Health Imperatives
950 West Chestnut Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Hotline: (508) 588-8255
Office: (508) 580-3964
TTY: (508)894-2869

Cape Cod
Independence House/Cape Cod Rape Crisis Center
160 Bassett Lane
Hyannis, MA 02601
Additional sites in Falmouth, Orleans, Provincetown
Hotline: (800) 439-6507
Office: (508) 771-6507
TTY: (508) 771-6782

Nantucket
A Safe Place
24 Ameila Drive
Nantucket, MA 02554
Hotline: (508) 228-2111
Office: (508) 228-0561
TTY: (508) 228-7095

Greater New Bedford Area
The Women's Center/New Bedford Women's Center
405 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Additional site in Fall River
Hotline: (508) 996-6636
Office: (508) 996-3343
TTY: (508) 996-1177

Martha's Vineyard
Martha's Vineyard Community Services/ CONNECT to End Violence
111 Edgartown Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
Hotline: (508) 696-7233
Office: (508) 684-8082
TTY: (508) 684-8176

Central

Assabet/Blackstone Valleys
Wayside Trauma Intervention Services/ Valley Rape Crisis Program
10 Asylum Street
Milford, MA 01757
Hotline: (800) 511-5070
Office: (508) 478-6888
TTY: (508) 478-4205

Worcester County
Pathways for Change
588 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608-2014
Additional site in Fitchburg
Hotline: (800) 870-5905
Office: (508) 852-7600
TTY: (888) 887-7130
http://www.rapecrisiscenter.org

West

Hampshire County
Center for Women and Community
at UMass Amherst
180 Infirmary Way
Amherst, MA 01003
Hotline: (413) 545-0800
Office: (413) 545-0883
TTY: (413) 577-0940

Franklin County/North Quabbin
NELCWIT
479 Main Street
Greenfield, MA 01301
Additional site in Orange
Hotline: (413) 772-0806
Office: (413) 772-0871
TTY: (413) 772-0806

Berkshire County
Elizabeth Freeman Center
43 Francis Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Additional sites in Adams, North Adams, Great Barrington
Hotline: (866) 401-2425
Office: (413) 499-2425
TTY: (413) 499-2425

Hampden County
YWCA of Western Mass.
1 Clough Street
Springfield, MA 01118
Additional sites in Holyoke, Westfield, Huntington
Hotline: (800) 796-8711
Office: (413) 732-3121
TTY: (413) 733-7100

Statewide

Llámanos Spanish Language Helpline
24-hour Helpline: (800) 223-5001
c/o YWCA of Western Mass.
1 Clough Street
Springfield, MA 01118

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This information is provided by the Violence Prevention and Intervention Services within the Department of Public Health.