Dee Kennedy Justice Center
The Dee Kennedy Family Justice Center of Boston (FJC) is a community of agencies providing direct services to individuals and families in the City of Boston (and beyond) who have been affected by and/or exposed to domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, or human trafficking/commercial sexual exploitation.
If you are in immediate danger, call 911
SafeLink - Statewide Domestic Violence 24/7 Hotline: 1-877-785-2020
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center 24/7 Hotline: 800-841-8371
Partner AgenciesPartner Agencies
Serving pan-Asian survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence in Greater Boston and Greater Lowell in 18 Asian languages and dialects.
Casa Myrna is Boston's largest provider of shelter and supportive services to survivors of domestic violence, providing safety, resources, advocacy and information since 1977. Casa Myrna operates SafeLink, the statewide domestic violence hotline.
MAPS caseworkers offer crisis intervention, safety planning, information, guided referrals, medical and legal advocacy, supportive listening and related services around domestic violence and sexual assault.
The Network/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, SM, polyamorous, and queer communities.
The EVA Center is a survivor-led organization that provides a wide range of continuous and comprehensive services for women exploited through prostitution and sex trafficking.
Led by survivors and grounded in the experiences of girls, boys, trans and non-binary youth who have survived sexual exploitation, My Life My Choice provides mentoring services to empower youth to defend themselves and demand a society that does not tolerate the buying and selling of children.
Boston Police Department / Family Justice Group
BPD Contact Information
Police Detectives investigate reported crimes involving domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault, and crimes against children. BPD's Civilian Advocates make referrals, explain police procedures, and provide safety planning, with or without a report to the police.
The Family Protection and Sexual Assault Bureau encompasses the Child Protection Team, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Unit, and the Human Trafficking Unit. Prosecutors, advocates, and investigators know it is often difficult for victims to report intimate partner violence or child abuse, and they are dedicated to making the process as safe and streamlined as possible. Victim Witness Advocates can answer questions about the criminal justice process, restraining orders, victim rights information, safety planning and referrals to community resources.