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If you or someone you know has been abused call:

HAWC (Healing Abuse Working for Change)
www.hawcdv.org
24h Hotline: 1-800-547-1649
Gloucester Office: 978-283-8642, 5 Pleasant Street, Gloucester
Salem Office: 978-744-8552, 27 Congress Street, Salem
Provides services for individuals and their children in the North Shore living with domestically violence. Services include: individual and support group counseling, parent/child trauma recovery program, youth outreach program, legal advocacy, shelter, and prevention awareness education.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233)
TTY 1-800-787-3224
A national hotline that provides council and information for victims of domestic violence.

North Shore Rape Crisis Center
www.nsrcc.org
24h Hotline: 1-800-922-8772
Office: 781-477-2313
TTY: 781-477-2315
156 Broad Street, Lynn
Additional sites in Amesbury, Beverly, Gloucester, Ipswich, Newburyport, and Salem.
Offer free services for adolescent and adult sexual assault survivors: companionship to hospitals, police stations, court as well as individual and support group counseling, professional training, prevention education and outreach.

Rape Abuse Incest National Network (RAINN)
www.rainn.org
24h Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
Offers free confidential advice, and networks survivors and loved ones to supports in their area.

MA Department of Children & Families
www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dcf
Hotline: 1-800-792-5200
Child-at-Risk, Abuse/Neglect Reporting

MA Disabled Persons Protection Commission
www.mass.gov/dppc
Abuse Reporting Hotline: 1-800-426-9009
Office: 617-727-6465
TTY: 888-822-0350
Resource for abuse or suspected abuse against persons with disabilities.

MA Office of Elder Affairs Protective Services
www.mass.gov/elders
24h Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-800-922-2275
Office/Programs: 617-727-7750

Greater Lynn Senior Services – Older Battered Women's Program
www.glss.net
781-599-0110
glssobwp@glss.net
Provides free and confidential help to North Shore women aged 50 and older who are victims of partner abuse. Services include: individual and group counseling, advocacy, legal services and referrals. This unique program is a joint effort between GLSS, Healing Abuse Working for Change (HAWC) of Salem, and Neighborhood Legal Services of Lynn.