Community Resources

Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

  • Abby’s House – Shelter, affordable housing, advocacy, and support for homeless, battered, and low-income women. (877) 785-2020              
  • New Hope – Domestic abuse and sexual violence services. (800) 323-4673            
  • Pathways for Change – Support and services for anyone impacted by sexual violence. (800) 870-5905            
  • YWCA of Central Massachusetts – Multiservice agency with specialized services for victims of domestic violence. (508) 755-9030            

Housing and Emergency Shelter

Legal Aid

  • Community Legal Aid – Free civil legal services for low-income individuals and the elderly. (800) 649-3718

Mental Health

  • Handhold MA – Guidance and resources for parents, families, and caregivers of children and youth with mental health issues and referrals to local behavioral health emergency services programs. (877) 382-1609
  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline – The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

Substance Use

  • Start Your Recovery – An online resource to learn about substance misuse and find support. It's available for people who want information for themselves, for a friend or family member, or for a patient.