Voices Against Violence

24 Hour HOTLINES: 1-800-593-1125 or 508-626-8686 (TTY-friendly)

On July 28th Voices Against Violence will be joining the rest of the SMOC family at 7 Bishop Street – the new SMOC headquarters. Our current office located at 300 Howard Street will be closed. Please feel free to talk to your advocate if you have questions or concerns, or to get more information about the move.

CLICK HERE for a map and more details.

About Voices

Voices' mission is to end sexual and domestic violence. Voices staff members work to empower victims and survivors to help themselves and their children. Program Advocates work in partnership with individuals and families to ensure their safety, create stable home environments, gain independence, and to develop personal and economic self-sufficiency. Voices is also a social change organization, working toward the elimination of violence on a societal level through community education, primary prevention and increased public awareness and action. Voices also works in close collaboration with public safety and criminal justice professionals throughout the region.

Voices is a proud core member of Jane Doe, Inc., the Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.

KidSpace - the MetroWest Supervised Visitation Center


Services

Voices provides free and confidential services to victims and survivors of sexual and domestic violence in the MetroWest area. Services are provided in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and are available to everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.

Services include a 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention, confidential short term emergency shelter, counseling and support groups, information and referrals, and medical, legal and criminal justice advocacy. Voices also offers Supervised Vistation services on a sliding fee schedule through KidSpace. For more information about KidSpace, please call 508-962-2643.

In addition to direct services for victims and survivors, Voices conducts outreach and education to community groups and professionals, as well as primary prevention activities to address the root causes of violence and prevent the development of perpetration

To learn more about Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, click here to open
Voices' Handbook

Para aprender sobre a Violação Sexual e a Violência Domêstica, clique aqui para abrir
o manual de Vozes contra Violência

Para aprender sobre el Abuso Sexual y la Violencia Doméstica, clic aquí para abrir
el manual de Voces contra Violencia

Eligibility Requirements

Except for KidSpace Supervised Visitation, all services are offered free of charge and are available regardless of income or immigration status. KidSpace Supervised Visitation offers services on a sliding scale based upon income.

Contact Information

Please call our toll-free hotline 24 hours a day at 1-800-593-1125, or you may contact our office Monday – Friday from 9am to 5pm, at 508-820-0834. A TTY is available for use on all lines.

Program Location

Our office is located at 7 Bishop Street, Framingham, MA, 01702. Our office is ADA accessible.

Volunteer Opportunities

Voices Against Violence is always looking for caring individuals to answer our 24-hour hotline, provide medical on-call support, work in our emergency shelter, assist with our supervised visitation program, or with community outreach events. Professional training is provided for volunteers. For more information on these opportunities and to find a link to a volunteer application please click here.

Internships

Voices offers a limited number of unpaid internships each semester. Please call our office at 508-820-0834 and ask to speak to the Community Based Services Manager (for undergraduates) or Clinical Director (for graduate students).

In-Kind And Monetary Donations Accepted

Gift cards that our program participants can use in local stores are much needed and very much appreciated. During the holiday season, Voices coordinates the "Holiday Cheer" project, collecting and distributing donated holiday gifts for more than 200 families each year. If you or your organization would like to participate in charitable giving, please call our hotline during business hours and ask to speak with a program manager.

We are proud to now offer a https://co.clickandpledge.com/?wid=44114 option for those who would like to support Voices through a monetary gift. We also gladly accept gifts in the form of a check made out to Voices Against Violence and mailed to Voices Against Violence 7 Bishop Street, Framingham, MA 01702.

Your gift to Voices Against Violence may be eligible for a matching gift from your employer. Just check with your human resources office.

Other Resources

Massachusetts statewide SAFELINK toll-free domestic violence hotline:
877-765-2020 or TTY 877-521-2601

  • RAINN - Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
  • FCAPC - Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center
  • NDVH - The National Domestic Violence Hotline
  • Jane Doe Inc - The MA Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
  • SVNETWORK - The National Supervised Visitation Network