RESOURCES

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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 978-622-2998

Family Services/Domestic Violence

Detective Nirisa Nicolletti

nnicoletti@westfordma.gov

978-692-2162 x2978

legal resources

Legal Advocacy and Resource Center (LARC)

 

Hotline: 800-342-5297

www.legalhelp.org

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 please contact Westford Police Department at 978-692-2161

want to talk to someone right now?

Safelink

Hotline: 877-785-2020


www.casamyrna.org

Safelink is the Massachusetts statewide crisi 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)


www.thehotline.org

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Voices Against Violence

508-626-8686 (HOTLINE)

800-593-1125 (HOTLINE)

508-820-0834 (Framingham Office)


www.voicesagainstviolence.net

Voices Against Violence provides free and confidential services to victims of domestic/partner violence and sexual assult in the Metrowest Area, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

REACH Beyond Domestic Violence

800-899-4000 (24-HOUR HOTLINE)

781-891-0724 (Waltham Office)


www.reach.org

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 HOTLINE)

617-338-2350 (Boston Office)


www.atask.org

The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK) provides services for Asian domestic violence survivors in the Greater Boston and Greater 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)


www.alternative-house.org

For battered women and their children (Boys to age 12)

Battered Women's Resources/YWCA

P.O. Box 1209

Leominster, MA 01453


978-537-8601 (HOTLINE)

978-537-2306 (Leominster Office)


www.ywcacentralmass.org

For battered women and their children

Certified Battered Intervention Program

RESPECT Program of New Hope, Inc.

91 Prescott Street

Worcester, MA 01605


508-753-3146

877-222-0083 (Tollfree)


www.new-hope.org

Languages served: English and Spanish

Group Site: Worcester

P.A.V.E. Program of Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.

76 Summer Street, Suite 140

Fitchburg, MA 01420


978-343-2433 x6108

Languages Served: English and Spanish

Group Sites: Fitchburg, Framingham, Webster, Westborough, Worcester

Additional Resources to Help YOU

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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) or 800-922-2275 (AFTER 5:00PM, WEEKEND & HOLIDAYS)


 Disabled Persons Protective Commission: 800-426-9009   

Jane Doe, Inc.

Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

617-248-0922

617-263-2200 (TTY/TDD)


www.janedoe.org

Provides information about sexual assault and domestic violence.

Journey to Safety

Office: 781-647-JFCS (5327)

 www.jfcsboston.org

Jewish Family and Children's Services

Domestic Violence Services Network

Concord, MA

888-399-6111 (HELPLINE)


www.dvsn.org

In partnership with the local police departments, DVSN provides outreach and direct support to victims of domestic abuse.

Center for Hope and Healing

144 Merrimack Street, Suite 304

Lowell, MA 01852


800-542-5212 (24-HOUR HOTLINE)


www.centerforhopehealing.org

Dedicated to the healing and empowerment of survivors of rape and sexual assult.

HopeLine

www.thehotline.org

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

Transition House

Cambridge, MA


617-408-9575


www.transitionhouse.org

Providingthe tools people need to build safe and healthy lives.

Community Voices

978-408-9575


www.communityvoices.net

Helping Citizens take an active role in their safety through Advocacy, Education and Awareness.

Saheli, Support and Friendship South Asian Women

Boston, MA


866-472-4354


www.saheliboston.org

To create an envirnment free of abuse for South Asians.  To empower South Asian women and their families to lead healthy and safe lives in the US.

spiritual

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There are over fifteen churches, religious organizations, houses of worship and faith-based support groups available in Westford.  Please consult your local phonebook for contact information in Westford, or your town.