In order to become a "program participant", applicants must fill out a form with a certified applicant assistant. Application assistants must be employees of a state or local agency, or a nonprofit program that provides counseling, referral, shelter or other specialized services to victims.
To locate an applicant assistant, or to find out how to become a "certified" assistant, contact Address Confidentiality Program, P.O. Box 9120, Chelsea, MA. 02150-9120, 617-727-3261 or 866-SAFE-ADD, http://www.sec.state.ma.us/acp/acpidx.htm.