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Statewide resources for sexual assault survivors

Here you'll find a collection of survivor resources throughout Massachusetts.

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Rape crisis centers

The Rape Crisis Centers listed below offer free, confidential services for adolescent and adult survivors - and for people who care about survivors of all ages. Trained rape crisis counselors at local programs:

  • Answer 24/7 hotlines for phone counseling, questions, and referrals
  • Will meet a sexual assault survivor 24/7 at a hospital or police station
  • Will go with a sexual assault survivor to court
  • Offer in-person counseling sessions at no cost (some rape crisis centers also support groups)
  • Provide prevention education; professional training; outreach

Western Massachusetts

Elizabeth Freeman Center 43 Francis Avenue, Pittsfield, MA 01201-5053

Hotline: (866) 401-2425

TTY: (413) 499-2425

Office: (413) 499-2425

Fax: (413) 443-3016

Additional Sites: North Adams, Great Barrington
New England Learning Center for Women in Transition (NELCWIT) 479 Main Street, Greenfield, MA 01301

Hotline: (413) 772-0806

TTY: (413) 772-0815

Office: (413) 772-0871

Fax: (413) 772-2743

Additional Sites: Orange
Center for Women and Community - University of Massachusetts Amherst New Africa House, 180 Infirmary Way, Amherst, MA 01003

Hotline: (413) 545-0800

TTY: (413) 577-0940

Office: (413) 545-0883

Fax: (413) 545-3649

 
YWCA of Western Massachusetts 1 Clough Street, Springfield, MA 01118-2213

YWCA of Western Massachusetts

Hotline: (800) 796-8711

TTY: (413) 733-7100

Office: (413) 732-3121

Fax: (413) 747-0542

Statewide Spanish Crisis Hotline (Llámanos)

Hotline: (800) 223-5001

Additional Site: Westfield

 

Central Massachusetts

Pathways for Change 588 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608-2014

Hotline: (800) 870-5905

TTY: (888) 887-7130

Office: (508) 852-7600

Fax: (508) 852-7870

Deaf Survivors' Program

VideoPhone:  (508) 502-7681

Additional Sites: Fitchburg, Gardner, Southbridge, North Brookfield
Wayside Trauma Intervention Services Valley Rape Crisis Program 10 Asylum Street, Milford, MA 01757

Hotline: (800) 511-5070

TTY: (508) 478-4205

Office: (508) 478-6888

Fax: (508) 478-9042

Additional Site: Franklin
Voices Against Violence South Middlesex Opportunity Council, 7 Bishop Street, Framingham, MA 01702-8313

Hotline/TTY: (800) 593-1125

Hotline/TTY: (508) 626-8686

Office: (508) 820-0834

Fax: (508) 872-4264

Additional Site: Marlboro

 

Northeast Massachusetts

The Center for Hope and Healing 21 George Street, 4th Floor, Lowell, MA 01852-1710

Hotline: (800) 542-5212

TTY: (978) 452-8723

Office: (978) 452-7721

Fax: (978) 458-2822

 
YWCA Northeastern Massachusetts 38 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA 01840-1409

Hotline: (877) 509-9922

TTY: (978) 686-8840

Office: (978) 682-3039 x2123

Lynn Office: (781) 477-2313

Fax: (978) 691-5286

Additional Sites: Lynn, Haverhill, Newburyport, Salem

Lynn Office: 20 Central Avenue, Suite 510, Lynn, MA 01901

 

Southeast Massachusetts

A Safe Place 5B Windy Way, Nantucket, MA 02554

Hotline: (508) 228-2111

Office: (508) 228-0561

Fax: (508) 228-8825

 
The Women's Center New Bedford Women's Center, 405 County Street, MA 02740

Hotline: (508) 999-6636

TTY: (508) 996-1177

Office: (508) 996-3343

Fax: (508) 999-7139

Additional Site: Fall River
A New Day Health Imperatives, 942 West Chestnut Street, Brockton, MA 02301-5567

Hotline: (508) 588-8255

TTY: (508) 894-2869

Office: (508) 580-3964

Fax: (508) 588-0034

Additional Sites: Quincy, Weymouth, Plymouth
Independence House 160 Basset Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601

Hotline: (800) 439-6507

Office: (508) 771-6507

Fax: (508) 778-0143

Additional Sites: Falmouth, Orleans, Provincetown
CONNECT to End Violence Martha's Vineyard Community Services, 261 Upper Main Street, Edgartown, MA 02539

Hotline: (508) 696-7233

TTY: (774) 549-9659

Office: (774) 549-9667

Fax: (774) 549-6908

Additional Sites: Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven
New Hope 247 Maple Street, Attleboro, MA 02703

Hotline: (800) 323-4673

Office: (508) 226-4015

Fax: (508) 226-6917

Additional Sites: Milford, Southbridge, Taunton

 

Boston and 128 Area

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) 99 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139-3428

Hotline: (800) 841-8371 (open 24/7)

Web Chat Hotline: barcc.org/chat (open 9 a.m. to  11 p.m.)

Office: (617) 492-8306

Additional sites in Boston and Waltham have full wheelchair access

Statewide resources by county

The Governor's Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence maintains a list of general sexual assault and domestic violence resources located throughout the Commonwealth.

General resources

Women Veterans Health Care Call Center   (855) 829-6636
Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA)   Assistance Line: (877) 382-2363

Safelink: Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline

  (877) 7885-2020
Llámanos: Statewide Spanish Rape Crisis Hotline   (800) 233-5001

Norfolk County

The Disabled Persons Protection Commission 300 Granite Street, Suite 404, Braintree, MA 02184

Office: (617) 727-6465

Hotline: (800) 426-9009

National Guard Family Program of Massachusetts 14 Minuteman Lane, Wellesley, MA 02481

(339) 202-4800

mangfamily@aol.com

Suffolk County

Home Base Veteran and Family Care 1 Bowdoin Square, Boston, MA 02114 (617) 913-4772
Children's League of Massachusetts 40 Court Street, Suite 410, Boston MA 02108 (617) 695-1991
Massachusetts Statewide Military Sexual Trauma Coordinators

Boston Regional Benefit Office

JFK Federal Building, 15 New Sudbury Street, Boston, MA 02203

 
Jane Doe Inc.: Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence 14 Beacon Street, Suite 507, Boston, MA 02108

Office: (617) 248-0922

TTY: (617) 263-2200

Statewide Advocacy for Veterans' Empowerment (SAVE)

Department of Veterans' Services

600 Washington Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02111

(617) 210-5743
Women Veterans' Network 600 Washington Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02111 (617) 210-5001
Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS)

1 Stoughton Street, Dorchester, MA 02125

Cambridge Office: (617) 864-7600
Massachusetts Children's Alliance (MACA) 11 Beacon Street, Suite 321, Boston, MA 02108 (617) 573-9800
Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA) 1 Ashburton Place, Suite 1101, Boston, MA 02108

Boston Office: (617) 586 1340

AskMOVA Hotline: (844) 878-6682

Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) 600 Washington Street, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02111

Office: (617) 748-2000

Auto Attendant: (617) 748-2400

Child-at-Risk Hotline: (800) 792-5200

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Bureau of Community Health and Prevention, Division of Sexual and Domestic Violence

240 Washington Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02108

(617) 624-5528
Massachusetts Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program

Department of Public Health

250 Washington Street, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02108

(617) 624-6052
Office of the Attorney General

Victim Compensation and Assistance Division

1 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108

Duty Phone: (617) 963-2160

TTY: (617) 727-4765

Victim Rights Law Center 115 Broad Street, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02110

(617) 399-6720

Toll-Free: (877) 758-8132

 

Middlesex County

Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS)

697 Cambridge Street, Suite 203, Brighton, MA 02135

1046 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

24 Union Street, Suites 8 and 10, Framingham, MA 01702

11 Mill Street, Lowell, MA 01852

92 Union Square, Somerville, 02143

Cambridge Office: (617) 864-7600

Hampshire County

Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA) 403 Pleasant Street, Northampton, MA 01060

Boston Office: (617) 585-1340

AskMOVA Hotline: (844) 878-6682

 

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