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Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

ATASK provides a 24-hour hotline, advocacy services, education programs, and outreach for Asian and Asian-American domestic violence survivors in over 40 languages. All of their advocates are “bilingual Asians” who deliver “culturally and linguistically appropriate care.”

BARCC (Boston Area Rape Crisis Center)

BARCC provides free, confidential support and services to survivors of sexual violence as well as their family and friends. They offer crisis support, counseling, legal aid, and more, as well as a 24-hour hotline and a web chat from 9am -11pm Eastern.

Boston Medical Center Domestic Violence Program

BMC provides free and confidential services in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole (plus additional languages with trained interpreters) for anyone seeking help with domestic violence. They offer crisis counseling, safety planning, advocacy and counseling, accompaniment to court, help finding resources like food and housing, and more.

Cambridge Health Alliance Trauma and Violence Services

CHA provides care and support to “people of all genders, sexual orientations,cultural, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds.” They provide clinical care (EG. crisis intervention and psychotherapy) to adults who have experienced physical or sexual violence, as well as group programs and referrals to other supportive services.

Casa Myrna

Casa Myrna provides “residential programs, housing assistance and advocacy, financial literacy education and job readiness skill building, individual and group counseling, legal advocacy and representation, children’s services, and community based advocacy” in English and Spanish. They also operare SafeLink, a 24/7 toll-free domestic violence hotline. You can also chat with SafeLink via Casa Myrna’s website.

Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery

This program, part of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, offers a range of confidential and free services such as crisis intervention, advocacy, counseling, and support groups. They are also a SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) site, meaning you can get a "rape kit" done there.

Fenway Health Violence Recovery Program

“Fenway’s Violence Recovery Program (VRP) provides counseling, support groups, advocacy, and referrals to survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, hate violence, and police misconduct. We specialize in working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) individuals.”

HAVEN Program

A program of Massachusetts General Hospital, HAVEN (Helping Abuse and Violence End Now) “offers direct services to help improve survivors’ health and safety, as well as their housing, employment and financial circumstances.”

MAPS: Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers

MAPS works “with and for the Brazilian, Cabo Verdean, Portuguese and other Portuguese-speaking communities to increase access and remove barriers to health, education and social services through direct services, advocacy, leadership, and community development…Our advocates offer crisis intervention, safety planning, information, guided referrals, medical and legal advocacy, supportive listening and related services around domestic violence and sexual assault.”

Respond, Inc.

Respond, Inc. provides free and confidential services to “survivors of domestic violence to address their immediate and long-term needs, providing emotional support, counseling, financial resources, information and referrals.”


“Saheli’s trained staff is available to provide personalized, culturally-sensitive, trauma-informed support to South Asian survivors of domestic violence and their families,” Saheli offers a multilingual helpline (Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu And Arabic), safety planning, counseling, legal advocacy, and support groups.

Stone House

Stone House provides services to survivors of domestic violence such as crisis intervention, advocacy and accompaniment, counseling, immigration support, support groups, and more.

The Network/La Red

The Network/La Red is a survivor-led organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, kink, polyamorous, and queer communities. They provide resources, safety planning, and a 24-hour hotline in English and Spanish.

The Northeast Native Network of Kinship and Healing

“We are women of the Wampanoag nation, the People of the First Light. We are on a journey to end domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sex trafficking in our communities.” The Northeast Native Network of Kinship and Healing provides crisis sheltering, relocation assistance, and support towards economic stability. (They also do much more not related to sexual/domestic violence.)

The Second Step

“The Second Step is a community of survivors, advocates, and volunteers who foster the safety, stability, and well-being of those who have experienced domestic violence. We provide comprehensive services, including safety planning, legal advocacy, counseling, peer support, transitional housing, and other essential services to adults, youth, and children in Greater Boston and MetroWest.”

(Near) Grafton

Milford Regional Medical Center (Milford, MA)

The emergency room at Milford Regional Medical Center is a SANE site, meaning you can get a "rape kit" done there.

Pathways for Change (Worcester and Fitchburg, MA)

Pathways for Change is a rape crisis center in Central Massachusetts, offering services in English and ASL such as "24 hour crisis intervention, support groups, counseling and advocacy for survivors of sexual assault and abuse as well as prevention education, professional training and community outreach." They have a 24-hour hotline and a 24-hour ASL video line.

UMass Memorial Medical Center (Worcester, MA)

UMass Memorial medical Center is a SANE site, meaning you can get a "rape kit" done there.

YWCA Central Massachusetts  (Worcester, MA)

The YWCA of Central Massachusetts provides services to women and girl survivors of domestic violence such as counseling, advocacy, and support groups, as well as a 24-hour helpline and 24-hour text/chat line.


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

Jane Doe, Inc. is a coalition of Massachusetts-based providers serving survivors around the state. Visit their website to explore their list of member organizations and find a provider based on your specific needs, location, and/or identities.

SANE Sites in Massachusetts

This website lists all the hopsitals/medical centers in MA where someone can get a "rape kit" done by a certified Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner.