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 a program of South Middlesex Opportunity Council
    7 Bishop 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
    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
    Additional site in Quincy
    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
    5B Windy Way
    Nantucket, MA 02554
    Hotline: (508) 228-2111
    Office: (508) 228-0561
    TTY: (508) 228-7095
  • Greater New Bedford Area
    New Bedford Women’s Center/The 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

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) 772-0815

  • 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.

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