Local & National Hotline Resources

Domestic Violence Hotlines and Directories:


1-877-785-2020 (TTY 1-877-521-2601)
A 24-hour live response to domestic violence in English, Spanish, and translation in 140 languages; Crisis intervention, safety planning, support, information and referrals; Access to emergency shelter statewide. www.casamyrna.org

Respond Inc.

A Somerville-based 24-hour hotline that provides information, resources and referrals for local individuals and communities who are impacted by domestic violence.  Free, confidential services are available in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese and include safety planning, advocacy, emergency shelter, individual counseling, suppot groups, outreach, and educational programming.  www.respondinc.org

The Network/ La Red

1-617-742-4911 (617-227-4911 TTY)
The Network/La Red hotline provides emotional support, information, and safety planning for lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and/or transgender (LGBQ/T) survivors, as well as survivors in SM/kink and Polyamorous communities who are being abused or have been abused by a partner. They also offer information and support to friends, family, or co-workers on the issue of domestic violence in LGBQ/T communities.  www.tnlr.org


HarborCOV is based in Chelsea, MA and specializes in providing free safety and support services to survivors of abuse who face additional linguistic, economic and/or cultural barriers to care. Services include a free 24-hour hotline, case management, support groups for individuals and families, assistance with emergency, transitional and permanent affordable housing, and legal advocacy & resources for immigrant survivors. www.harborcov.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (TTY 1-800-787-3324)
Hotline available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and Spanish with access to more than 140 languages through interpreter services.www.ndvh.org/

Hot Peach Pages

(International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies)
Hot Peach Pages is an on-line directory of world-wide abuse hotlines, crisis centers, refuges, shelters, and women's organizations.  Information on abuse is available in more than eighty languages. http:/www.hotpeachpages.net/

Sexual Violence Hotlines

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)

1-800-841-8371 (TTY: 1-888-887-7130)
BARCC provides free multilingual services to survivors of rape and sexual assault, their friends and family, regardless of sex, race, physical/developmental disabilities, income, ethnicity, class, age, religion, or sexual orientation.  Services include a 24-hour hotline, individual and group counseling, case management and legal advocacy.

National Sexual Assault Hotline

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. Its role is to develop programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.

Other 24-Hour Victim Service Hotlines:

Elder Abuse Hotline

A 24-hr elder abuse hotline run by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.  Elder abuse includes physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, neglect by a caregiver, self-neglect, and financial exploitation. For more information on mandated reporting click here.

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

1-866-331-9474 (TTY 1866-331-8453)
24-hr resource available by phone or internet. Offers one-on-one support from trained peer advocates. www.loveisrespect.org

National Centers for Victims of Crime, Stalking Resource Center

1-800-394-2255 (TTY 1-800-211-7996)
Open Monday-Friday 830am-830PM. Helpline. Offers information about your options and referral to local services. www.ncvc.org