Off-Campus Resources (*services are confidential)
YWCA of Central Massachusetts/ Daybreak*
Daybreak Resources, a program of the YWCA Central Massachusetts, is the most comprehensive program in central Massachusetts designed to meet the needs of anyone whose lives are affected by interpersonal violence. A confidential emergency shelter is available. Other services include short-term counseling, support groups, court advocacy, and school and community-based violence prevention education programs.
24-hour Hotline: 508-755-9030
The mission of PPLM is to protect and promote sexual and reproductive health and freedom of choice by providing clinical services, education and advocacy. Our vision is that sexual health is essential to every person's well-being.
Pathways for Change (formerly Rape Crisis Center of Central Massachusetts)*
Pathways for Change provides services to survivors of sexual assault and their family, friends and loved ones.
1-800-870-5905 (24-hour hotline)
Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE)*
Stop Abuse For Everyone (SAFE) is a human rights organization that provides services, publications, and training to serve those who typically fall between the cracks of domestic violence services: straight men, GLBT victims, teens, and the elderly. We promote services for all victims and accountability for all perpetrators.
Domestic Abuse Hotline for Men and Women*
DAHMW specializes in male victims of partner violence and provides crisis intervention and support services to all victims of domestic violence and their families in order to help survivors recover from the trauma of domestic violence.
GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project*
The GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project provides free and confidential support for gay, lesbian, transgender, and queer survivors of domestic and sexual violence. We work with victims and survivors to increase safety, security, and foster empowerment through direct services, education, and advocacy.
1-800-832-1901 (24-Hour DV Hotline)
617-779-2179 (Sexual Assault Help Line)
Violence Recovery Program at Fenway Health*
The VRP provides counseling, support groups, advocacy, and referral services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) victims of bias crime, domestic violence, sexual assault and police misconduct.
The Network/La Red*
In 1992, The Network/La Red began to offer free services for abused lesbians, bisexual women, and transgender (LBT) folks. Today these services have expanded and include a Hotline, Safe Home program, Advocacy program, and Organizing/Outreach program. All services are bilingual and wheelchair- & TTY-accessible. ASL interpreters, air filters, and reimbursement for child-care are available as needed.
Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence*
ATASK primarily serves Asian families and individuals in Massachusetts and New England who suffer from or are at risk of suffering from domestic violence. Our clients include a range of Asian ethnic populations. ATASK embraces and represents all ages, cultures, abilities, and sexual preferences.
Community Legal Services and Counseling Center*
CLSACC serves battered women and abused children, women and children living in poverty, families and senior citizens at risk of homelessness, refugees/immigrants, and people with disabilities. The Center also serves people who suffer from mental illness which affects their ability to function in the community.