MDPH Circular Letter - DHCQ 14-11-622, November 28, 2014

Health Care Responses to Domestic and Sexual Violence and Collaborations with Community-based Sexual and Domestic Violence Organizations

Massachusetts Sexual and Domestic Violence Programs:

See website of Jane Doe Inc.: MA Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, and Search Programs Directory, enter Zipcode or City.

In emergency situations, call 911

  • Safelink, 24-hour multilingual domestic violence hotline 1-877-785-2020 TTY: 1-877-521-2601
  • Linea directa para sobrevivientes de abuso sexual, 24-hour Spanish hotline: 1-800-223-5001
  • For deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals, TTY: 1-800-688-4889

Circular DHCQ 14-11-622, Recommendation #1 Partnerships:

Circular DHCQ 14-11-622, Recommendation #2 Trauma-Informed APPROACHES

Circular DHCQ 14-11-622, Recommendation #2 BEST PRACTICES Responding to Domestic and Sexual Violence

Additional Resources and Information:

MA Department of Public Health Contact:

Beth Nagy, Division of Violence and Injury Prevention
Bureau of Community Health and Prevention
250 Washington Street, 4th floor, Boston, MA  02108
ofc: 617-624-5420; Beth.Nagy@state.ma.us