HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS:
In addition to our CACs the following phone numbers are good places to reach out for assistance:
- Child-at-Risk Hotline – 24/7*
To report abuse or neglect, call the Child-at-Risk Hotline at any time of the day or night.
Massachusetts Office for Victims Assistance
MOVA offers crisis intervention, referrals to programs and services, and information to help victim better understand the criminal justice system
Office of the Child Advocate
For families whose children are receiving state services. OCA can listen to concerns, help navigate the child welfare and juvenile justice system, and provide information on resources and services.
Llamanos Statewide Spanish Language Helpline
– Sexual Assault 24/7 Spanish Language Sexual Assault Hotline in Massachusetts. For more information on Rape Crisis Center please click here. More contact information here [insert Rape Crisis Center PDF]
LINK-KID Referral for Trauma-Informed Services for Youth ages 0-18
A centralized referral system for parents, caregivers, and child – serving professionals to refer children who might benefit from evidence -based trauma treatments in Massachusetts
Parental Stress Hotline- 24/7
A toll-free, confidential helpline for parents who need to discuss issues related to their children. Trained volunteer counselors offer support, empathy, encouragement, information, referrals, and crisis intervention
Victim Rights Law Center
A nonprofit law center in the nation solely dedicated to serving the legal needs of rape and sexual assault victims
Legal assistance intake line: x19
Spanish intake line: x35
* denotes no TTY/TTD available for those who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. You may use the Massachusetts Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711. Alternatively, you may use your preferred relay service to call any of the above numbers. For additional assistance or support, please contact The MA Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing.
Massachusetts Children’s Trust – Family support organization.
Parents Helping Parents: for parents seeking support.
National Children’s Advocacy Center: Brief on sexual abuse, grooming, and prevention.