Violence Intervention Advocacy Program

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How Does VIAP Work?

VIAP assigns victims of community violence and their family member(s) a Violence Intervention Advocate and a Family Support Coordinator to assist in providing comprehensive, trauma informed, 360 degree care.

Violence Intervention Advocates (VIAs)

A (VIA) is an advocate who can be with you during your journey to recovery. Your advocate can:

Crisis Intervention, Support, and Advocacy

Case Management and Community Resources

Ongoing case management and connections to community resources will continue for up to one year including:

Family Support Services

Contact Us

Call: 617.414.4454

Boston Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
Menino Pavilion
Dowling Building Ground Floor
771 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118

G306 – VIAP Family Support Services
G402 – VIAP
G403 – VIAP/PACT Services
G410 – Data and Research Manager
G411 – VIAP Advocates
G412 – VIAP Advocates

Learn More

Quick Links

Directions to BMC
BMC Campus Virtual Tour
NNHVIP National Network of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs 
Emergency Medicine  

Downloads (PDF)

BMC Campus Map
What Makes BMC Special
VIAP Program Brochure