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Massachusetts Domestic Violence Help, Programs and Statistics

Massachusetts

There are 53 organizations in Massachusetts that provide domestic violence services at some level. A total of 48 organizations have provided complete information about their program to this site for a statewide completion rate of 90%. These programs can be found in 34 different cities.

Click on any of the 34 cities below to learn about the programs in these areas. You’ll also see information further below on categories of service offered in Massachusetts, and within each category you’ll find the individual services within that category.

The most common category of service in Massachusetts – based on the likelihood of each program to offer all the services within a category – is "support services", while the least common category of service is "children's services".

The two most common individual services within any category of service in Massachusetts are "resources and referrals and safety planning" while the two least common services are "onsite schooling and mobile advocacy".

Spanish is spoken at 79% of the organizations. The third most common language after English and Spanish is Portuguese at 31% of the organizations. Demographically, the organizations are mostly like to be equipped to serve Women .

Statistics on Domestic Violence Services in Massachusetts

  • Safety planning
    42 locations
  • Domestic violence education
    41 locations
  • Crisis intervention services
    40 locations
  • Food and clothing
    39 locations
  • Case management
    37 locations
  • Danger/lethality assessment
    34 locations
  • Emergency shelter
    31 locations
  • Emergency cell phones
    28 locations
  • Confidential shelter location
    20 locations
  • Emergency local transportation
    16 locations
  • Safe home network
    8 locations
  • Mobile advocacy
    2 locations
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
    34 locations
  • Assistance with orders of protection
    33 locations
  • Court/legal lay assistance
    31 locations
  • Financial empowerment training
    24 locations
  • Immigration services
    24 locations
  • Legal resource planning
    21 locations
  • Court/legal assistance by attorney
    21 locations
  • Attorney referral for family court
    16 locations
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
    15 locations
  • Legal representation
    14 locations
  • Legal clinics
    13 locations
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
    12 locations
  • Child custody services
    11 locations
  • Expert testimony
    8 locations
  • In-shelter financial aid
    5 locations
  • Peer support groups
    28 locations
  • Counseling for friends and family
    24 locations
  • Non-resident counseling
    23 locations
  • Shelter resident counseling
    20 locations
  • Sexual violence support groups
    18 locations
  • Incest counseling
    12 locations
  • Substance abuse counseling
    11 locations
  • Ritual abuse counseling
    8 locations
  • Counseling for batterers
    7 locations
  • Sex offender counseling
    5 locations
  • Relocation services
    23 locations
  • Transitional individual housing
    22 locations
  • Transitional family housing
    19 locations
  • Transportation
    18 locations
  • Alternative housing counseling
    13 locations
  • Permanent individual housing
    10 locations
  • Permanent family housing
    7 locations
  • Resources and referrals
    42 locations
  • Goal planning assistance
    38 locations
  • Health and wellness programs
    26 locations
  • Job search/placement
    26 locations
  • Parenting skills training
    24 locations
  • Medical accompaniment
    23 locations
  • Job skills training
    22 locations
  • Pet Shelter
    13 locations
  • Onsite mental health services
    11 locations
  • Onsite medical services
    9 locations
  • Spiritual services
    9 locations
  • Safety planning for children
    23 locations
  • Teen activity program
    17 locations
  • Child care during support groups
    16 locations
  • Youth counseling
    13 locations
  • Child abuse services
    13 locations
  • Educational programs
    12 locations
  • Art/music therapy
    10 locations
  • Summer camp
    10 locations
  • After school programs
    10 locations
  • Child development
    9 locations
  • School liaison
    8 locations
  • Tutoring services
    6 locations
  • Daycare facility
    5 locations
  • Onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams
    4 locations
  • Pet therapy
    4 locations
  • Onsite schooling
    2 locations
  • Domestic violence workshops
    35 programs
  • Speaker's bureau
    19 programs

Other

  • English
    48 locations
  • Spanish
    38 locations
  • Portuguese
    15 locations
  • French
    7 locations
  • Chinese
    6 locations
  • Russian
    4 locations
  • Vietnamese
    4 locations
  • Sign language
    3 locations
  • German
    2 locations
  • Italian
    2 locations
  • Tagalog
    2 locations
  • Korean
    2 locations
  • Women
    48 locations
  • Individuals
    32 locations
  • Men
    29 locations
  • Families
    28 locations
  • Elderly
    28 locations
  • Teens
    24 locations
  • Non-Binary
    4 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of sexual assault)
    1 locations
  • Adult Male (victim of domestic violence)
    1 locations
  • LGBTQ
    30 locations
  • Immigrant
    27 locations
  • Trans women/men
    25 locations
  • Disabled
    25 locations
  • Trafficked persons
    16 locations
  • Military
    16 locations
  • Deaf
    16 locations
  • Prostituted persons
    15 locations
  • Developmentally disabled
    15 locations
  • Rural
    13 locations