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Homicide Bereavement Services

MOVA supports free services throughout Massachusetts to help survivors of murder/homicide. These services provide a range of options to support an individual’s specific needs.

Below you can find local homicide bereavement services by either searching by zip code or city/town, or finding services offered in a specific Massachusetts county. If it is an emergency call 911.

If you or someone you know needs support or help coping with stress, emotional distress, or grief during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, help is available.

The Disaster Distress Helpline provides crisis counseling and support for people experiencing emotional distress related to COVID-19.
1-800-985-5990; for Spanish press 2
TTY 1-800-846-8517
Text "TalkWithUs" to 66746; for Spanish text "Hablanos" to 66746

The National Deaf Hotline has advocates available 24/7 for crisis intervention, education, information, and referrals for survivors who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Chat online at

If you, a family member, or a loved one has been the victim of a violent crime, you can fill out an application with the Victim Compensation Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office.
617-727-2200 x2160

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