Department of Families and Children (DCF) Child-at-Risk Hotline (MA)
"Please call immediately if you know of, or suspect, an incident of child abuse or neglect."
If a child is in immediate danger, call 911. During regular business hours (8:45 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F) call the DCF area office that serves the city or town where the child lives.
* Note that some cities have more than one DCF office. Use the coverage directory for Boston, Springfield, or Worcester to figure out which office to call.
Nights, weekends, and holidays dial the Child-at-Risk Hotline. 1-800-792-5200.
Disabled Persons Protection Commission Hotline (MA)
"The Disabled Persons Protection Commission (DPPC) operates a 24-hour Hotline to which citizens of the Commonwealth can report incidents of suspected abuse involving adults with disabilities."
Hotline: 1-800-426-9009 or 1-888-822-0350 TTY
Llámanos y hablemos
“Provides telephone crisis intervention, counseling and referrals, primarily to Spanish speaking communities.”
Helpline: 1-800-223-5001 (Monday - Friday, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
"Every man who has experienced sexual assault or sexual abuse deserves access to a judgment-free space where he can heal on his own terms and without shame. For 25 years, MaleSurvivor has fostered a healing community where tens of thousands of men from more than 200 countries come together to find support, information and — most importantly — hope."
National Center for Victims of Crime
"The VictimConnect Resource Center is a referral helpline where crime victims can learn about their rights and options confidentially and compassionately."
Get additional information from The National Center for Victims of Crime here
RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
"RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice."
“The mission of 1in6 is to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences live healthier, happier lives. Our mission also includes serving family members, friends, partners, and service providers by providing information and support resources on the web and in the community."
"This free and anonymous helpline is available 24/7, for men who’ve experienced sexual abuse or assault and for those who care about them."
Visit the 1in6 website here
Online Chat Support Groups: https://supportgroup.1in6.org/