Domestic Violence Shelters in Metro West & Central Massachusetts
 

Domestic Violence Shelters in Metro West & Central Massachusetts

If you or a member of your household are in immediate danger due to domestic violence, call 911.

SafeLink
(877) 785-2020
(0877) 521-2601 (TTY number for hearing impaired individuals)

SafeLink’s state-of-the-art technology allows the advocate answering your call to keep you on the line while you are being connected to a shelter program in your area. This allows callers who are in danger to get help with a single call, rather than having to make numerous calls to different shelter programs across the state.

Voices against Violence
300 Howard St.
Framingham, MA 01702
508-820-0834 (Office)
508-626-8686 (Hotline)
800-593-1125 (Free hotline)
Clients: Domestic violence survivors and their children.
Capacity: 18 beds.
Length of Stay: 90 days; this can be flexible depending on individual situations. 
Services: One room handicap accessible; advocacy; counseling; referrals; meals; clothing. 
Languages: Spanish, Portuguese. 
Admissions Process: Call the hotline or SafeLink for an intake and referral. 

Abby’s House
52 High Street
Worcester, MA 01609
508-756-5486 (24 hour phone line)
Clients: Male or female domestic violence survivors and their children. 
Capacity: 10 beds and 60 transitional units. 
Length of Stay: 2 week; this can be flexible depending on individual situations. 
Services: Advocacy; referral; meals; day program; some transportation. 
Languages: Spanish. 
Admissions Process:  Call the hotline or SafeLink for an intake and referral; individuals can also be referred by social service agency. 

Daybreak Resources for Women & Children (YWCA)
1 Salem Square
Worcester, MA 01613
(508) 755-5371 (Office)
(508) 755-9030 (24 Hours Hotline)
Clients: Female domestic violence survivors and their children. 
Capacity: 25 beds; 6 families. 
Length of Stay: 3 months.
Services: Advocacy; counseling referrals; meals; some clothing; outreach.
Admissions Process: Call the hotline or SafeLink for an intake and referral.

Battered Women’s Resources, Inc.
P.O. Box 2503
Fitchburg, MA 01420
508-342-2919
978-685-2480 (Hotline)
978-685-5481 (Office)
Clients: Female domestic violence survivors and their children. 
Capacity: 12 beds; 5 families, 1 individual. 
Length of Stay: 3 months. 
Services: Advocacy; counseling; referral; food; limited clothing. 
Languages:  Spanish, French.
Admissions Process: Call the hotline or SafeLink for an intake and referral.