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.
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 and Assistance Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. They are able to provide financial assistance to eligible victims of violent crime for uninsured medical and dental care, mental health counseling, funeral and burial costs, and income lost due to the inability to work.
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
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 thedeafhotline.org