Finding Safety and Support at Boston Medical Center

BMC's Domestic Violence Program is a resource for patients, employees, community members, and anyone who is seeking information or help with domestic violence. Services are available in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. For additional languages, the Program utilizes trained BMC Interpreters.

DV Program services are free, voluntary, and confidential. 

Services may include but not be limited to:

  • Crisis counseling, risk assessment, and safety planning;
  • Understanding your options, help setting priorities and goals;
  • Short- and long-term advocacy and counseling;
  • Accompaniment to court and other appointments;
  • Help finding resources for things like food, housing, child care, and other necessities;
  • Help finding more specialized services such as mental health counseling and legal services;
  • Applying for Victim Compensation if eligible

Our Advocates will listen without judgment, without telling you what to do, while offering information and support in the areas you want help with.

Call 617.414.5457 (press the number corresponding to your desired language) during business hours to speak with an Advocate and to learn more. Calls will be answered on the same day or within 1 business day.

For more information 

Find help in MA

Jane Doe Inc.
SafeLink Statewide Hotline

Find help outside of MA

National Domestic Violence Hotline

BMC’s Domestic Violence Program is a member of Jane Doe Inc. (the Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence) and the Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals’ Domestic Violence Council.

Contact Us

Call 617.414.5457