Hotlines, Emergency Support, and Bias Reporting

UMass Students:

  • Center for Counseling and Psychological Health: (413) 545-2337. On weekdays after 5 p.m., weekends, and holidays, call the crisis line at (877) 831-7421 to speak with a clinician.
  • UMass Amherst bias reporting and crisis support resources.

Local:

  •    Center for Women and Community 24-hour rape crisis hotline:  (413) 545-0800
  •     Safe Passage 24-hour domestic violence hotline: (413) 586-5066
  •     Fenway Health's Western Mass Violence Recovery Program: toll-fee (800) 834-3242
  •     Area homeless shelters for young adults, adults, and families: list here

State:

  •     The Network/ La Red hotline: Hotline: 617-742-4911 (voice); 617-227-4911 (TTY)
        Boston-based, survivor-led organization that works to end partner abuse in LGBTQ, SM, and polyamorous communities
  •     Homelessness resources in Massachusetts: list here

National:

  •     Trans Lifeline:  (877) 565-8860
        Crisis support for trans people
  •     Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386
        Crisis support for LGBTQIA+ people, ages 13 – 24
  •     Trevor Space: www.trevorspace.org
        Social networking site for LGBT and questioning people ages 13 – 24
  •     National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK (8255)
  •      Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741741