Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) at MIT :
Community Resources outside of MIT
NOTE: if you are interested in any of the following, VPR’s full-time advocates will be happy to assist you in information gathering and/or facilitating connections to resources.
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center 24-Hour Hotline: 800-841-8371
- National Sexual Assault Hotline – 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
- National Sexual Assault Online Hotline – http://apps.rainn.org/ohl-bridge/ or go to http://www.rainn.org and click on “Get Help”
Jane Doe, Inc Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery, (617) 667-8141
Fenway Health Violence Recovery Program (LGBT) For help or information during business hours, call the Violence Recovery Program at 617.927.6250 or 1.800.834.3242 (toll-free in MA).
SafeLink 24 hour hotline 1-877-785-2020
- SafeLink is a 24-hour, free and multi-lingual hotline for Massachusetts. An advocate can talk with you about your needs and help you identify shelters, programs and other resources. They can connect you to services for both domestic violence and sexual assault.
Middlesex District Attorney’s Office (Cambridge) As part of the office’s Family Protection Bureau, the Domestic Violence Unit is comprised of prosecutors, advocates and caring professionals dedicated to working exclusively on cases of domestic violence and sexual assault.
The Trauma Center (Brookline) Located at 1269 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446 General Tel: (617) 232-1303 Clinical Intake: (617) 232-0687
Cambridge Health Alliance Victims of Violence Program Central Street Health Center at 26 Central Street Somerville, MA 02143 tel: 617-591-6360
Community Programs Against Sexual Assault (CPASA) (Roxbury) Phone: (617) 427-4470