Resources Ready to Help

The Westford Police
Emergency 911
Westford Police (Non-Emergency) 978-692-2161
Anonymous tip line  978-399-2072
Rape Crisis line  978-692-2998

Family Services/Domestic Violence
Detective, Nirisa Nicolletti:
978 692-2162 x 2978

Legal Resources

Legal Advocacy and Resource Center (LARC)
Hotline: 800-342-5297
Provides a free legal hotline to all low income Massachusetts residents.

Ayer District Court
Main Number 978-772-2100
Restraining Orders available between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM
After 4:30 PM, contact Westford Police Department 978-692-2161

What to talk to someone right now?

877-785-2020 (Hotline)
Safelink is the Massachusetts statewide crisis and referral, toll-free, domestic violence hotline, providing translation for 140 different languages.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
800-787-3224 (TTY)
24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Voices Against Violence
508-626-8686 (Hotline)
800-593-1125 (Hotline)
508-820-0834 (Framingham Office)
Voices provides free and confidential services to victims of domestic/partner violence and sexual assault in the Metrowest area., regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

REACH Beyond Domestic Violence
PO Box 540024
800-899-4000 (24 Hour Hotline)
781-891-0724 (Waltham Office)
REACH is committed to advancing the safety, healing, and empowerment of those who experience domestic or relationship violence, through direct services.

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence
617-338-2355 (24 Hour Multilingual Helpline)
617-338-2350 (Boston Office)
The Asian Task Force Against domestic Violence (ATASK) provides services for Asian domestic violence survivors in the Greater Boston and Lowell areas, including low-income immigrants with limited English language capabilities.

Need a safe place to stay tonight?

Alternative House
11 Kearney Square
P.O. Box 2100
Lowell, MA 01851
978-454-1436 (Hotline)
888-291-6228 (Office)
For battered women and their children (boys to 12)

Battered Women’s Resources/YWCA
PO Box 1209
Leominster MA 01453
978- 537-8601 (24 hour Hot Line)
978-537-2306 (Leominster Office)
For battered women and their children

Certified Batterers Intervention Program

RESPECT Program of New Hope, Inc.
91 Prescott Street

Worcester MA 01605
Phone: 508-753-3146
Toll free 877-222-0083
Language(s) Served:  English, Spanish
Group Site(s): Worcester

P.A.V.E. Program of Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.
76 Summer Street, Suite 140

Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone: 978-343-2433 x6108
Language(s) Served:  English, Spanish
Group Site(s): Fitchburg, Framingham, Webster, Westborough, Worcester

Other Resources to Help You

Westford Health Department
Referral: 978-692-5509

Westford Elder Services
Westford Social Worker  978-399-2325
Westford Council on Aging  978-692-5523
Elder Abuse Hotline 800-892-0890 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Elder Abuse Hotline 800-922-2275 (after 5:00 PM, weekends & holidays)
Disabled Persons Protective Commission  800-426-9009

Jane Doe, Inc.
Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
617-263-2200 TTY/TDD
Provides information about sexual assault and domestic violence.

Journey to Safety
781-647-JFCS (5327) (Office)
visit website
Jewish Family & Children’s Service

Domestic Violence Services Network
888-399-6111 (Helpline)
Concord, MA
In partnership with the local police departments, DVSN provides outreach and direct support to victims of domestic abuse.


Center for Hope and Healing
24-hour hotline 800-542-5212
144 Merrimack Street, Suite 304
Lowell, MA 01852
Dedicated to the healing and empowerment of survivors of rape and sexual assault.

Connects survivors of domestic violence to vital resources, funds organizations nationwide.

Transition House
Cambridge, MA
Providing the tools people need to build safe and healthy lives.

Community Voices
Helping citizens take an active role in their safety through Advocacy, Education and Awareness.

Saheli, Support and Friendship South Asian Women
Boston, MA
To create an environment free of abuse for South Asians. To empower South Asian women and their families to lead healthy and safe lives in US.

There are over fifteen churches, religious organizations, houses of worship and faith-based support groups available to help you in Westford.  Please consult your local phone book for contact information.


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