Get Help

If you or someone you know needs help, do not hesitate to reach out!

In An Emergency

If you are in danger and want law enforcement to respond, call 911.

To talk to someone confidentially for support and information, call one of these emergency numbers below. They are free, confidential, and available 24/7. Language translation is available. Anyone can call. You do not have to give your name or identifying information to receive help.

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

800-799-7233 (SAFE)

thehotline.org

National Sexual Assault Hotline

800-656-4673 (HOPE)

www.rainn.org

The National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline

855-812-1001

thedeafhotline.org

A 24-hour hotline that serves survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault and their friends and family members within the Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, and Hard-of-Hearing community.

National Resources

Faith Trust Institute

www.faithtrustinstitute.org

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

www.nsvrc.org

Rape Abuse & Incest National Network

www.rainn.org

National Center on Domestic And Sexual Violence

www.ncdsv.org

Jewish Women International

www.jwi.org

 

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL)

www.ncall.us

National Network to End Domestic Violence

www.ncall.us

Peace and Safety in the Christian Home (PASCH)

godswordtowomen.org

 

Peaceful Families Project

www.peacefulfamilies.org

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

www.ncadv.org

Massachusetts Statewide Resources

SafeLink

(24-hour, toll-free hotline)

1-877-785-2020

Statewide hotline offering referrals to local services for victims. Multilingual capacity.

Jane Doe, Inc, Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

www.janedoe.org

Jewish Domestic Violence Coalition

www.jfcsboston.org/jdvc

Greater Boston Resources

Asian Shelter & Advocacy Project, Boston

(617) 338-2355

www.atask.org

 

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)

(800) 841-8371

www.barcc.org

 

Casa Myrna Vazquez, Boston

(617) 521-0100

www.casamyrna.org

Elizabeth Stone House, Boston

(617) 522-3417

www.elizabethstonehouse.org

 

Journey to Safety, Jewish Family & Children's Service, Boston/Waltham

(781) 647-5327
www.jfcsboston.org

 

Renewal House, Boston

(617) 566-6881

www.uuum.org

REACH, Waltham

(800) 899-4000

www.reachma.org

 

Transition House, Cambridge

(617) 661-7203
www.transitionhouse.org

Massachusetts State-Certified Intimate Partner Abuse Education Programs

EMERGE

(617) 547-9879

www.emergedv.com

Resources for Parents

Parental Stress Line

(24-hour hotline)

(800) 632-8188

Crisis counseling and referrals

Child Witness to Violence Project at BMC

(617) 414-4244

www.childwitnesstoviolence.org

Counseling for children and families who have witnessed or been victims of violence.