The impact of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings resonated throughout Massachusetts, the nation, and the world. In order to respond to the human needs that followed the event, MOVA obtained Anti terrorism Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to establish specialized services for anyone impacted by this mass casualty, including:
- MA Resiliency Center (Serves as an entry point to many established services.)
- Behavioral Health Services
- Hearing Loss and Tinnitus
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Victim Compensation
If you have been impacted by the violent events of April 2013 in Boston,Watertown, and Cambridge, you may access all of the free services noted above by contacting visiting AskMOVA.org or calling (844) 878.MOVA (878.6682) during regular business hours.
Eligible service recipients include people who were physically injured or killed, their immediate family members, those who physically experienced the event, professionals and non-professionals who tended to the wounded, people who were involved in the subsequent apprehension of suspects, and those that, by virtue of their unique experience or prior trauma history, would be triggered or impacted by the event.