Alianza (Womanshelter/Companeras) |
Link: Alianza Website
|Domestic violence crisis/support line and bilingual services in English/Spanish. Located in Holyoke and serves the greater Holyoke area. Amherst residents are welcome to call.
24-Hour Crisis/Support Line: 877-536-1628
Center for Women & Communities (CWC) |
|24-Hour Crisis/Support Line: 413-545-0800
Hampshire County’s Rape Crisis Center
Center for Women and Communities Rape Crisis Program also offers support and counseling for those affected by abusive relationships and domestic violence. We work closely with Safe Passage. Located in Amherst.
National Domestic Violence Hotline |
Link: National Domestic Violence Hotline Website
|24-Hour Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233)
New England Learning Center for Women in Transition (NELCWIT) |
Link: NELCWIT Website
|Provides domestic violence and rape crisis services for Franklin County, including counseling, advocacy and referrals. Located in Greenfield. 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 413-772-0806
NELCWIT also offers a Native American Sexual Violence Prevention and Survivors Service. Call 413-772-0871 for more information.
Safe Passage |
Link: Safe Passage Website
|24-Hour Hotline: 413-586-5066
Hampshire County’s Domestic Violence Agency
Safe Passages offer support, shelter, counseling, and resources for survivors, children, and families affected by domestic violence. Located in Northampton.
Link: SafeLink Website
|A Massachusetts Statewide Hotline multilingual, 24-hour service that has info on what shelters currently have space available.
|SAFEPLAN advocates are trained to offer court-based advocacy, including helping victims of domestic violence plan for their safety and obtain 209A restraining orders (also called protective orders) through the courts. You can find a SAFEPLAN advocate at the Belchertown or Northampton District Court Houses during court hours.
Victim/Witness Assistance |
Link: Victim/Witness Assistance Website
|As part of the Northwestern District Attorney's Office, Victim/Witness Assistance provides information and advocacy for victims of crime involved in criminal court proceedings, including information on victim compensation and victim rights. Please note: Services are free but not confidential - advocates are employees of the district attorney's office.
Belchertown - 413-323-5275
Greenfield - 413-772-6944
Northampton - 413-586-5780
Orange - 978-544-7376