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Domestic Violence Resources

During the coronavirus pandemic, countless statewide, national, and local services are staying open to support survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence. Click on the links below to learn more about the services available to survivors in Massachusetts.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • 24/7 Hotline: (800) 799-7233

National Sexual Assault Hotline

  • 24/7 Hotline: (800) 656-4673

SafeLink: Massachusetts Statewide Hotline

  • 24/7 Hotline: (877) 785-2020

  • TTY: (877) 521-2601 


OneDeaf Survivors Center

  • Survivor resources for deaf individuals

  • Email:

  • VP: 978-451-7225 

  • Text:  978-473-2678


Boston Area Rape Crisis Center

  • BARCC’s medical accompaniment services have ceased during the COVID-19 outbreak, but clients can seek services online or via phone. The incarcerated survivor support hotline is also still running.

  • District communities served: Needham

  • Those wishing to seek services should fill out a form online or by phone

  • 24/7 hotline: 800-841-8371

  • Online chat:


DOVE (Domestic Violence Ended)

  • Legal advocacy programs are still open during the COVID-19 outbreak

  • District communities served: Franklin, Needham, Millis, Norfolk, Plainville, and Wrentham

    • Legal Advocacy Programs only

  • 24/7 Hotline: 888-314-3683 or 617-471-1234


Family and Community Resources Incorporated

  • Serves southeastern Massachusetts

  • 24/7 Hotline: 508-583-6498


Journey to Safety, Jewish Family & Children’s Services

  • District communities served: Millis, Needham, Norfolk, Plainville, Sherborn, Wrentham

  • Phone: 781-647-JFCS (5327)


The Network/La Red

  • Serves LGBTQ+ individuals facing domestic/inter-partner violence.

  • Hotline: 617-742-4911


Newton-Wellesley Hospital

  • Services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and healthcare providers.

  • Phone: 617-243-6521


New Hope

  • District communities served: Franklin, Norfolk, Plainville, and Wrentham 

  • 24-hour hotline: 800-323-HOPE (4673)


REACH Beyond Domestic Violence

  • District communities served: Needham

  • Moved to remote services on March 17, but families and survivors should contact their advocate or leave a voicemail at their office.


Saheli: Friendship for South Asian Women

  • Phone: 1-866-472-4354


Voices Against Violence: South Middlesex Opportunity Council

  • Serves MetroWest area

  • 24/7 Hotline: 1-800-593-1125 or 508-626-8686


Wayside Youth and Family Support Network

  • Serves the Metrowest Region

  • Phone: 508-879-9800

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