If you are interested in submitting a request for group counseling, you may fill out a request online or call the office at You can request groups on an ongoing basis throughout the year; groups generally run in the spring and fall. Some groups require an in-person intake; some have age restrictions.
This comprehensive and user-friendly database is searchable by location, type of victimization, type of agency, and available services. Search for More Events. Among the data available are statistics on juvenile victimization.
If someone you know has been sexually assaulted recently, there are time periods and information you and the survivor should be aware of. Rape is an act of violence and control, using sex as a weapon. It is NOT motivated by sexual desire, but by the desire to overpower and dominate the victim.
Welcome to the South Shore Women's Resource Center We are a nonprofit, community-based domestic violence program that has been assisting victims of domestic violence and their families for more than 30 years. Services are free and confidential. Our focus is to create a welcoming environment where victims can feel safe to make empowering choices in their lives. Crisis intervention: Provided on the phone or in person, our domestic violence advocates assist you with information and support you ask for.
Use this tool to find help near you. This list is made up of independent sexual assault service providers, including National Sexual Assault Hotline affiliate organizations and other local providers. Staff at these programs are dedicated to helping survivors in your area.
If you have been sexually assaulted, you are not alone and there is help available. In the Amherst Area, the local hour rape crisis line is You can call a rape crisis line about a sexual assault or uncomfortable sexual situation that happened recently or a long time ago.
Act now and urge your Senators to swiftly pass a companion to H. Massachusetts has a long, deep, and proud history of working against sexual and domestic violence. The diversity in Massachusetts from the Berkshires to Cape Cod and every community in between compels us to value the individual and collective narratives of people and to learn with and from each other. One of four Commonwealths in the United States, Massachusetts is comprised of cities and towns, defined by their type of local government.
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