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

Refugee And Immigrant Safety And Empowerment Programs (RISE)

Alphabetical Program List/Telephone/WebsitePopulations Served
Health Imperatives
A New Day
950 West Chestnut Street
Brockton, MA 02301
508-580-3964
www.healthimperatives.org/anewday/new-day
Cape Verdeans and Spanish speakers
Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence
PO Box 120108
Boston, MA 02112
617-338-2350
www.atask.org
Chinese and South Asians
Association of Haitian Women in Boston
330 Fuller Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
617-287-0096
www.afab-kafanm.org
Haitians
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
99 Bishop Allen Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-492-8306
www.barcc.org
Immigrant sexual assault survivors
Community Legal Services and Counseling Center
One West Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-661-1010
www.clsacc.org
Immigration counsel and representation for victims of sexual and domestic violence
Close to Home
42 Charles Street, Suite E
Dorchester, MA 02122
617-929-5151
www.c2home.org
Dorchester immigrant community organizing
Elizabeth Freeman Center (EFC)
43 Francis Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413-499-2425
www.efcenter.org
Spanish speakers
Greater Boston Legal Services, Inc. (GBLS)
197 Friend Street
Boston, MA 02114
617-371-1270
www.gbls.org
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
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

Lurena Lee, Program Coordinator
Refugee and Immigrant Safety and Empowerment Programs
phone: 617-624-5459
email: Lurena.Lee@state.ma.us


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