Do you feel unsafe in your home?
Support and services for people experiencing domestic violence and sexual assault are available when you are ready to access them, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The following resources are free and confidential.
These resources are also available to family members, friends, neighbors and co-workers who may be concerned about someone they know that may be experiencing domestic or sexual violence.
Translators are available for all of the hotlines below.
If you are in immediate danger, call 911.
SafeLink is a 24/7 Massachusetts statewide telephone hotline. Call 1-877-785-2020 at any time.
New Hope is an Attleboro-based domestic violence and sexual assault support organization that serves the local area and has offices across the south-eastern MA region. New Hope's hotline is open 24/7. Call 1-800-323-4673 at any time. There is also a web-chat option during business hours.
Casa Myrna is a Boston-based provider of shelter and support services for people experiencing domestic violence. Casa Myrna manages the SafeLink hotline above, and there is also a web-chat option available on their website.
The Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance offers free resources for people experiencing domestic violence, those who have survived domestic violence, and providers who assist people experiencing violence. Call 1-844-878-MOVA or visit mass.gov/askMOVA
Abuse Protection Orders and Harassment Prevention Orders are available if you need them. Call your local Court or the Trial Court Help Line 1-833-91COURT.