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Resources for Survivors of sexual trauma

Western Mass

  • Crisis Centers

  • Elizabeth Freeman Center - 43 Francis Ave, Pittsfield, MA 01201

  • Hotline: (866) 401-2425

  • Office: (413) 499-2425

  • Elizabeth Freeman Center offers free and confidential counseling, shelter, legal advocacy, safety planning, teen dating violence prevention education, a 24/7 hotline, and much more.

  • New England Learning Center for Women in Transition - 479 Main St, Greenfield, MA, 01301

  • Hotline: (413) 772-0806

  • TTY: (413) 772-0815

  • Office: (413) 772-0871

  • The New England Learning Center for Women in Transition (NELCWIT) is the sexual and domestic violence crisis center of Franklin County and North Quabbin. They offer counseling, advocacy, and resources to individuals whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence or sexual abuse and they assist in prevention and education work to decrease violence in the community.

  • Center for Women and Community, UMASS - New Africa House, 180 Infirmary Way, Amherst, MA 01003

  • Hotline: (413) 545-0800

  • TTY: (413) 577-0940

  • Office: (413) 545-0883

  • CWC offers many services to meet the needs of the diverse cultural and linguistic populations of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Five Colleges and the surrounding Hampshire County community.

  • YWCA of Western MA - 1 Clough St, Springfield, MA, 01118

  • Hotline: (800) 796-8711

  • TTY: (413) 733-7100

  • Office: (413) 732-3121

  • Statewide Spanish Hotline: (800) 223-5001

  • For over 145 years, the YWCA has served our region, guided by its founding principle: to provide shelter, support services, and tools for self-sufficiency for women and girls in our community. Today, the YWCA provides safe places for women and children in crisis. It offers women counseling, job training, child-care, and health and fitness.

  • Alianza

  • Alianzadv.org

  • 1-877-536-1628

  • Alianza is dedicated to assisting, supporting and empowering those whose lives are affected by battering and abuse.

  • Mental Health

  • Behavioral Health Network - multiple locations

  • 413-587-6200

  • 1-888-967-6622

  • Behavioral Health Network, Inc. (BHN) is a regional provider of comprehensive behavioral health services for adults, children and families.

  • The Center for Human Development (CHD) - multiple locations

  • 1-844-CHD-HELP / 1-844-243-4357

  • The Center for Human Development (CHD) provides a broad range of high-quality, community-oriented human services dedicated to promoting, enhancing, and protecting the dignity and welfare of people in need.

  • River Valley Counseling Center - multiple locations

  • 413-540-1234

  • River Valley Counseling Center (RVCC) is a multifaceted community-based mental health agency that has been changing lives and empowering people throughout the Pioneer Valley since 1953.

  • ServiceNet - multiple locations

  • 413-584-6855

  • ServiceNet is a non-profit human service agency that provides essential services to people living with mental illness, developmental delay or disability, brain injury, homelessness, addiction, and other challenges.

  • Assurance Behavioral Health - 15 Atwood Dr. Suite 302, Northampton

  • 413-507-3727

  • Assurance strives to end the stigma associated with mental health issues and eliminate the barriers which prevent persons from getting the help they need.

  • South Bay Community Services - 140 High St. #230, Springfield

  • 413-495-1500

  • South Bay is a community-based, behavioral health care organization offering a continuum of services including adult behavioral health, substance abuse counseling, children’s behavioral health, autism services and early childhood services.

  • West Central Family and Counseling - 103 Myron St., Suite A, West Springfield

  • 413-592-1980

  • Holistic Healing

  • Survivor Arts Collective

  • https://www.survivorartscollective.com/

  • (413) 230-8816

  • Peer, trans and queer led collective. Art based support groups and peer counseling for all survivors. Trauma informed care, bystander intervention, and transformative justice community education training, as well as grassroots community mutual aid and care network.

Central Mass

  • Kiva Centers

  • 508-751-9600

  • Website: kivacenters.org

  • Address: 427 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608

  • Kiva Centers is a nationally recognized peer-run and trauma-informed organization that offers training, technical assistance, and networking opportunities statewide across Massachusetts.

  • Pathways for Change (Worcester, Fitchburg, Southbridge, and North Brookfield)

  • 1-800-870-5905

  • https://pathwaysforchange.help/pfc/

  • Mission: Provide inclusive and fully accessible services to those whose lives have been impacted by sexual violence along with education geared toward ending sexual violence, across Central Massachusetts.

  • Wayside Trauma Intervention Services (Milford and Franklin)

  • 1-800-511-5070

  • https://www.waysideyouth.org/aboutus/ourservicesoverview/services/waysidemilford/trauma-intervention-services/

  • Wayside Trauma Intervention Services (TIS) supports and strengthens those who have experienced violence in their relationships, homes and community in Milford and 26 surrounding towns.

  • Voices Against Violence (Framingham and Marlborough)

  • 1-800-593-1125

  • https://www.smoc.org/voices-against-violence.php

  • Voices provides free and confidential services to victims and survivors of sexual and domestic violence in the MetroWest area. Services are provided in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and are available to everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.


Eastern Mass

  • Crisis Centers

  • Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)

  • Hotline: 1-800- 841-8371 24/7

  • Website: http://www.barcc.org/help

  • http://www.barcc.org/help/services/immediate

  • Details: BARCC provides a 24 hotline. It also provides free individual and group counseling, legal assistance, support groups, post-assault housing, and medical advocacy immediately after a rape.

  • All programs are offered in English, Spanish, French and Haitian Creole.

  • Samaritans Hotline

  • Phone: 617-247-0220

  • Website: www.samaritiansofboston.org

  • Address: 141 Tremont Street, Boston 02111

  • The Center for Hope and Healing (Lowell)

  • 1-800-542-5212

  • https://chhinc.org/

  • The Center for Hope and Healing, Inc. is committed to providing high quality services to survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones. To that end, we provide individual and group counseling; legal and medical advocacy; provide resources and referrals as needed and offer a 24-hour crisis hotline. All of our services are free and confidential, regardless of insurance, income, citizenship, or any other barriers. We are committed to serving survivors of all identities, expressions, and life experiences.

  • YWCA Northeastern Massachusetts (Lawrence, Lynn, Beverly, Haverhill, and Newburyport)

  • 1-877-509-9922