In June 2007, Governor Deval Patrick issued Executive Order #486 to create the Governor's Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence (GCSDV). Governor Patrick chairs this interdisciplinary council that consists of 30 community-based experts appointed by the Governor, and representatives of various state agencies responsible for sexual and domestic violence service providers throughout the Commonwealth.
For Immediate Assistance
For counseling services, support groups, and advocacy services, please click above for a list of organizations available 24 hours a day. If this is an emergency, please call 911.