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Pathways For Change

Ending the Silence…Ending Sexual Violence.

Serving Central Massachusetts, we provide support services to any person impacted by Sexual Violence, as well as education that helps End Sexual Violence, and we start by believing.

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There’s a new notification law that may impact you or someone you know who experienced or report a Sexual Assault, or had a Sexual Assault evidence examination at a hospital.

You may receive a letter about your rape kit evidence. This could be hard…we are here, we can help. You are not alone. For more details, click here.

With a long standing record of accomplishments and a commitment to reaching the diverse communities within Central Massachusetts, Pathways is proudly one of the leading rape crisis centers in Massachusetts and has served as an example of promising practices nationally.

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To connect with a counselor please call our 24 Hour Hotline at 1 (800) 870-5905.

For Deaf and Hard of Hearing, 24 hour Video Phone (508) 502-7681 (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm).

For ongoing free and confidential counseling, please call our office line at (508) 852-7600 (Monday – Friday, 9 – 5)

Walk-ins are welcome during regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm).


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