Post-Conviction Agencies

Post-conviction agencies in Massachusetts can provide services to victims of crime. If it is an emergency call 911.

Below are the post-conviction agencies in Massachusetts. Unless indicated otherwise, the agencies listed receive funding through MOVA.

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General Resources

  • 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.

 

  • If you are a Deaf or Hard of Hearing victim of crime, help is available.
    • The Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) provides services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing victims of crime.
    • The National Deaf Hotline has advocates available 24/7 for crisis intervention, education, and referrals for Deaf survivors.

 

Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office

Victim Services Unit

The Barnstable County Sheriff's Office's Victim Services Unit is listed because it receives funding through MOVA.

Main phone number

508-563-4300

General website

www.bsheriff.net

 

Department of Criminal Justice Information Services

The DCJIS maintains the Victim Notification Registry (VNR).

Main phone number

617-660-4690

General website

www.mass.gov/information-for-victims

 

Department of Youth Services

Victim Services Unit

The DYS Victim Services Unit provides information, support and notification to victims of crime in accordance with the Victim Rights Law M.G.L.c.258B.

Main phone number

617-960-3290

General website www.mass.gov/dys

 

Massachusetts Department of Correction

Main phone number

508-422-1939

General website www.mass.gov/doc

 

Massachusetts Executive Office of the Trial Court

Massachusetts Probation Service Victim Services Unit

Main phone number 617-727-5300
General website www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-probation-service

 

Massachusetts Parole Board

Victim Service Unit

Main phone number

508-650-4543

General website

www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-parole-board

 

Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office

Victim Services Unit

The Norfolk County Sheriff's Office's Victim Services Unit is listed because it receives funding through MOVA.

Main phone number

781-751-3390

General website

www.norfolksheriff.com

 

Sex Offender Registry Board

This agency does not receive funding through MOVA.

Main phone number

978-740-6440

General website www.mass.gov/sorb

 

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