If you are a
Person Being Physically Abused
victim of abuse, you are NOT alone, you are not to blame and you cannot control the actions of your abuser. There is more help available to you (and your children) than ever before. You, and only you, can make the decision to change or permanently end the abusive relationship you endure on a daily basis. No one deserves to be abused. You are a human being who deserves respect and kindness. Please refer to the resources section of this website for services that will be able to help you make the decision(s) necessary to gain control of your life.

National Domestic Violence Hotline Number:

National Sexual Assault Hotline
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Battered Women Programs
Many of the services are offered at additional cities/towns. Please contact the site listed which is closest to you for referral information.
Sorted by "City/Town".

Program NameCity/TownHotline
New HopeAttleboro508-226-4588
New HopeAttleboro800-323-4673
Asian Task Force Against Domestic ViolenceBoston617-338-2355
Casa Myrna VasquezBoston800-992-2600
Fenway Community Health CenterBoston617-267-0900
Brockton Family and Community ResourcesBrockton508-583-5200
Womansplace Crisis CenterBrockton508-588-2041
Transition HouseCambridge617-661-7203
Finex HouseDorchester617-288-1054
Harbor MeEast Boston617-889-9929
Our Sister's PlaceFall River508-677-0224
SSTARFall River508-675-0087
Battered Women's ResourcesFitchburg978-345-8699
Women's Protective ServicesFramingham508-626-8686
Elizabeth Freeman CenterGreat Barrington(866) 401-2425 (Hotline/TTY)
Independence HouseHyannis800-439-6507
Elizabeth Stone HouseJamaica Plain617-522-3417
YWCA HaverhillHaverhill978-374-6121
Battered Women's ResourcesLeominster877-342-9355
Alternative HouseLowell978-454-1436
Services Against Family ViolenceMalden/Somerville781-324-2221
Women's Support ServicesMartha's Vineyard508-696-7233
Women's CenterNew Bedford508-999-6636
Women's Crisis CenterNewburyport978-465-2155
A Safe PlaceNantucket508-228-2111
Elizabeth Freeman CenterNorth Adams(866) 401-2425 (Hotline/TTY)
Elizabeth Freeman CenterPittsfield(866) 401-2425 (Hotline/TTY)
South Shore Women's CenterPlymouth508-746-2664
Renewal HouseRoxbury617-566-6881
New HopeTaunton508-824-5205
Support Committee for Battered WomenWaltham800-899-4000
New BeginningsWestfield413-562-1920

Programs provide assistance to victims of domestic violence regardless of gender pursuant to their internal policy. Please call for available services.