The Department of Public Health funds sexual and domestic violence services across the state to provide crisis intervention, case management, education, outreach, and legal representation in immigrant communities.

DPH Program Staff

  • Quynh Dang, Director
    Refugee and Immigrant Safety and Empowerment Programs
    phone: 617-624-5468
    email: Quynh.Dang@State.MA.US

List of Community Based Organizations

  • Health Imperatives
    A New Day
    950 West Chestnut St
    Brockton, MA 02301
    508-580-3964
    www.healthimperatives.org/anewday/new-day
    Populations Served: Cape Verdeans and Spanish speakers
  • Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence
    PO Box 120108
    Boston, MA 02112
    617-338-2350
    www.atask.org
    Populations Served: Chinese and South Asians
  • Association of Haitian Women in Boston
    330 Fuller Street
    Dorchester, MA 02124
    617-287-0096
    www.afab-kafanm.org
    Populations Served: Haitians
  • Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
    99 Bishop Allen Drive
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    617-492-8306
    www.barcc.org
    Populations Served: Immigrant sexual assault survivors
  • Community Legal Services and Counseling Center
    One West Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    617-661-1010
    www.clsacc.org
    Populations Served: Immigration counsel and representation for victims of sexual and domestic violence
  • Elizabeth Freeman Center (EFC)
    43 Francis Avenue
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    413-499-2425
    www.elizabethfreemancenter.org
    Populations Served: Spanish speakers
  • Greater Boston Legal Services, Inc. (GBLS)
    197 Friend Street
    Boston, MA 02114
    617-371-1270
    www.gbls.org
    Populations Served: Immigration counsel and representation for victims of sexual and domestic violence
  • HarborCOV
    P.O. Box 505754
    Chelsea, MA 02150
    617-884-9799
    www.harborcov.org
    Populations Served: Spanish speakers
  • Jewish Family and Children's Service (JFCS)
    1430 Main St
    Waltham, MA 02451
    781-647-5327
    www.jfcsboston.org
    Populations Served: Russians
  • Jewish Family Services of Western Massachusetts
    15 Lenox St
    Springfield, MA 01108
    413-737-2601
    www.jfswm.org
    Populations Served: Vietnamese, Bhutanese, Africans and refugee new arrivals
  • Matahari: Eye of the Day
    Third Sector New England
    89 South St, Suite 700
    Boston, MA 02111
    617-448-0993
    Populations Served: Haitians, Spanish speakers, domestic workers, human trafficking victims
  • Lowell Community Health Center
    585-597 Merrimack St
    Lowell, MA 01854-3908
    978-746-7838
    www.lchealth.org
    Populations Served: Cambodians
  • Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS)
    1046 Cambridge Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    phone: 617-864-7600
    www.maps-inc.org

    11 Mill St
    Lowell, MA 01854
    978-970-1250
    Populations Served: Brazilians, Cape Verdeans and Portuguese speakers

  • Metrowest Legal Services
    63 Fountain St, Suite 304
    Framingham, MA 01702
    phone: 508-620-1830
    www.mwlegal.org
    Populations Served: Immigration counsel and representation for victims of sexual and domestic violence
  • Refugee and Immigrant Assistance Center
    31 Heath St.
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    617-238-2430
    617-238-2432
    www.riacboston.org
    Populations Served: Somalis, Muslims
  • Community Legal Aid
    One Monarch Place, Suite 400
    Springfield, MA 01144
    phone: 413-781-7814
    www.communitylegal.org
    Populations Served: Immigration counsel and representation for victims of sexual and domestic violence
  • Womanshelter/Companeras
    P.O. Box 1099
    Holyoke, MA 01041-1099
    phone: 413-538-9717
    www.womanshelter.org
    Populations Served: Russians
  • South Middlesex Opportunity Council
    Voices Against Violence
    300 Howard St
    Framingham, MA 01702
    phone: 508-820-0834
    www.smoc.org/voices-against-violence.php
    Populations Served: Spanish and Portuguese speakers
  • YWCA of Central Massachusetts
    One Salem Street
    Worcester, MA 01608
    508-791-3181, 508-755-9030
    www.ywcacentralmass.org
    Populations Served: Spanish speakers
  • YWCA of Greater Lawrence
    38 Lawrence Street
    Lawrence, MA 01840
    978-687-0331, 978-687-7184 x 2434/
    688-2645 x 1055
    www.ywcalawrence.org/programs-services/womens-services/domestic-violence
    Populations Served: Spanish speakers

DPH Program Staff

  • Quynh Dang, Director
    Refugee and Immigrant Safety and Empowerment Programs
    phone: 617-624-5468
    email: Quynh.Dang@state.ma.us

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