Help for Victims of Abuse and Sexual Violence

  • The only comprehensive rape crisis center in the Greater Boston area whose mission is to end sexual violence through healing and social change. Provides confidential support and services to all genders and sexual orientation of sexual violence, regardless of when the violence occurred. Queer-friendly.

  • Located in Brockton area, this not-for-profit organization provides crisis counseling and support for LGBTQ+ youth who have experienced trauma, including sexual violence, bullying or harassment.

  • A community of male survivors of sexual abuse and dedicated professionals. Male Survivor provides a vast array of resources and support including an email resource to answer questions, online forums, peer support groups, weekend recovery events, etc. Queer-friendly.

  • Confidential and safe, available 24/7, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Call and you will be connected with a trained sexual assault service staff member in your area.
  • While not dedicated solely to LGBTQ+ sexual assault experiences, RAINN is queer-friendly and addresses same sex violence and offers support and resources for counseling services.
  • The RAINN Online Hotline: A confidential and 1:1 online crisis support. A trained professional will help provide support and information, initial sessions typically last 30-60 minutes.

The Network laRed: 1-617-742-4911

  • Based in Boston, this 24/7 hotline provides immediate support for those LGBTQ+ and queer people who are being abused or have been abused by anyone. This hotline also provides information to family and allies of those in the LGBTQ+ community.