If you or a woman you know has experienced violence, inside or outside the home, please refer to these resources below.
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
(800) 841-8371 (English)
(800) 223-5001 (Spanish)
The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) provides medical advocates, legal help, counseling services, and counseling groups for victims of sexual assault or rape.
Elizabeth Stone House
Elizabeth Stone House provides temporary shelter for women and their children who are searching for a new home or are fleeing from a batterer. They also provide a number of support groups and anger management groups.
Jane Doe provides services for victims of domestic violence.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE (7233)
(800) 787-3224 (TTY)
The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24 hour anonymous confidential support.
(617) 623-5900 (24-hour hotline)
Respond, Inc. is an organization that works to end domestic violence.
Safe Link is a 24-hour, free and multi-lingual hotline for programs in Massachusetts. An advocate can talk with you about your needs and help you identify shelters, programs and other resources. They can connect you to services for both domestic violence and sexual assault.
Sexual Assault Prevention on Campus
Best Colleges has added a section to their website for current & prospective college students to prevent sexual assault & resources for those students who have experienced sexual violence on campus.