AskMOVA is a free online resource offered by the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA). MOVA supports free and accessible direct services throughout Massachusetts that help crime victims and their families recover from the impacts of violent crime. AskMOVA allows victims, survivors, and service providers to find these free services in an area that is convenient, accessible, and safe for the victim or survivor.

Find services organized by crime type below. Within each crime type, you can search for services by zip code or find services listed by Massachusetts county.


If you or someone you know is quarantining in a home where they do not feel safe, help is available. The National Domestic Violence Hotline is offering assistance and safety planning 24/7. Call 1-800-799-7233 for live support. If you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto to chat online.

Services and resources are still available during this time. We encourage you to check individual program websites for the latest information on their delivery of services.

Safety planning during COVID-19

If you're not finding the information and/or help you're looking for on AskMOVA, please contact MOVA at 617-586-1340 or

Contact MOVA


Connecting crime victims, survivors and witnesses to FREE high quality local services. MOVA is currently working remotely. We will return your voicemail upon receiving it.


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Find more about victim services in Massachusetts on MOVA's website.

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