Hotlines, Emergency Support, and Bias Reporting

UMass Students:


  • Center for Women and Community 24-hour sexual assault support and advocacy 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


  • 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, kink, and polyamorous communities
  • Homelessness resources in Massachusetts: list here


  • Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860
    Crisis support for trans people
  • Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386
    Crisis support for LGBTQ+ people, ages 13-24
  • Trevor Space:
    Social networking site for LGBTQ+ and questioning people ages 13-24
  • National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988
  • Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741741