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Massachusetts Domestic Violence Help, Programs and Statistics

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There are 56 organizations in Massachusetts that provide domestic violence services at some level. A total of 42 organizations have provided complete information about their program to this site for a statewide completion rate of 75%. These programs can be found in 30 different cities.

Click on any of the 30 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 "emergency services", while the least common category of service is "housing services".

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

Spanish is spoken at 71% of the organizations. The third most common language after English and Spanish is Portuguese at 26% of the organizations. Demographically, the organizations are mostly like to be equipped to serve Women .

Statistics on Domestic Violence Services in Massachusetts

  • Domestic violence education
    38 locations
    This service is available in 90% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Safety planning
    38 locations
    This service is available in 90% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Crisis intervention services
    36 locations
    This service is available in 85% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Food and clothing
    34 locations
    This service is available in 80% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Case management
    32 locations
    This service is available in 76% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Danger/lethality assessment
    30 locations
    This service is available in 71% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Emergency cell phones
    27 locations
    This service is available in 64% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Emergency shelter
    23 locations
    This service is available in 54% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Emergency local transportation
    14 locations
    This service is available in 33% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Confidential shelter location
    13 locations
    This service is available in 30% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Safe home network
    9 locations
    This service is available in 21% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Mobile advocacy
    1 locations
    This service is available in 2% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Assistance with orders of protection
    31 locations
    This service is available in 73% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
    30 locations
    This service is available in 71% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Court/legal lay assistance
    29 locations
    This service is available in 69% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Immigration services
    24 locations
    This service is available in 57% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Financial empowerment training
    23 locations
    This service is available in 54% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Court/legal assistance by attorney
    22 locations
    This service is available in 52% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Legal resource planning
    21 locations
    This service is available in 50% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Attorney referral for family court
    15 locations
    This service is available in 35% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Legal representation
    15 locations
    This service is available in 35% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
    14 locations
    This service is available in 33% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
    13 locations
    This service is available in 30% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Legal clinics
    13 locations
    This service is available in 30% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Child custody services
    11 locations
    This service is available in 26% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • In-shelter financial aid
    7 locations
    This service is available in 16% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Expert testimony
    7 locations
    This service is available in 16% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Counseling for friends and family
    24 locations
    This service is available in 57% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Peer support groups
    20 locations
    This service is available in 47% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Non-resident counseling
    19 locations
    This service is available in 45% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Sexual violence support groups
    19 locations
    This service is available in 45% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Shelter resident counseling
    14 locations
    This service is available in 33% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Incest counseling
    12 locations
    This service is available in 28% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Substance abuse counseling
    11 locations
    This service is available in 26% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Sex offender counseling
    9 locations
    This service is available in 21% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Ritual abuse counseling
    9 locations
    This service is available in 21% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Counseling for batterers
    8 locations
    This service is available in 19% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Transitional individual housing
    20 locations
    This service is available in 47% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Transportation
    19 locations
    This service is available in 45% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Relocation services
    18 locations
    This service is available in 42% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Transitional family housing
    17 locations
    This service is available in 40% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Alternative housing counseling
    15 locations
    This service is available in 35% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Permanent individual housing
    10 locations
    This service is available in 23% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Permanent family housing
    7 locations
    This service is available in 16% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Resources and referrals
    35 locations
    This service is available in 83% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Goal planning assistance
    31 locations
    This service is available in 73% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Health and wellness programs
    23 locations
    This service is available in 54% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Parenting skills training
    21 locations
    This service is available in 50% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Medical accompaniment
    20 locations
    This service is available in 47% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Job search/placement
    20 locations
    This service is available in 47% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Job skills training
    20 locations
    This service is available in 47% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Onsite mental health services
    10 locations
    This service is available in 23% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Spiritual services
    8 locations
    This service is available in 19% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Onsite medical services
    7 locations
    This service is available in 16% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Pet Shelter
    7 locations
    This service is available in 16% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Safety planning for children
    24 locations
    This service is available in 57% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Teen activity program
    17 locations
    This service is available in 40% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Youth counseling
    15 locations
    This service is available in 35% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Child care during support groups
    14 locations
    This service is available in 33% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Child abuse services
    13 locations
    This service is available in 30% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Educational programs
    12 locations
    This service is available in 28% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Child development
    9 locations
    This service is available in 21% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • After school programs
    9 locations
    This service is available in 21% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Summer camp
    9 locations
    This service is available in 21% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Art/music therapy
    9 locations
    This service is available in 21% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • School liaison
    8 locations
    This service is available in 19% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Tutoring services
    6 locations
    This service is available in 14% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Daycare facility
    5 locations
    This service is available in 11% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Pet therapy
    5 locations
    This service is available in 11% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams
    5 locations
    This service is available in 11% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Onsite schooling
    2 locations
    This service is available in 4% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Domestic violence workshops
    29 programs
    This service is available in 69% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Speaker's bureau
    20 programs
    This service is available in 47% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts

Other

  • English
    42 locations
    This language spoken in 100% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Spanish
    30 locations
    This language spoken in 71% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Portuguese
    11 locations
    This language spoken in 26% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • French
    6 locations
    This language spoken in 14% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Russian
    3 locations
    This language spoken in 7% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Sign language
    2 locations
    This language spoken in 4% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • German
    2 locations
    This language spoken in 4% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Chinese
    2 locations
    This language spoken in 4% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Vietnamese
    2 locations
    This language spoken in 4% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Italian
    1 locations
    This language spoken in 2% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Tagalog
    1 locations
    This language spoken in 2% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Women
    42 locations
    This demographic is served in 100% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Individuals
    19 locations
    This demographic is served in 45% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Elderly
    17 locations
    This demographic is served in 40% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Families
    16 locations
    This demographic is served in 38% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Teens
    15 locations
    This demographic is served in 35% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Adult Male (victim of domestic violence)
    14 locations
    This demographic is served in 33% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Adult Male (victim of sexual assault)
    10 locations
    This demographic is served in 23% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • LGBTQ
    18 locations
    This population is served in 42% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Immigrant
    17 locations
    This population is served in 40% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Disabled
    17 locations
    This population is served in 40% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Trans women/men
    15 locations
    This population is served in 35% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Prostituted persons
    13 locations
    This population is served in 30% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Deaf
    13 locations
    This population is served in 30% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Military
    12 locations
    This population is served in 28% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Developmentally disabled
    12 locations
    This population is served in 28% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Trafficked persons
    11 locations
    This population is served in 26% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts
  • Rural
    11 locations
    This population is served in 26% of fully reporting locations in Massachusetts