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The Second Step recognizes that home is not a safe place for everyone, and that the current advice to maintain social distance can place survivors of domestic violence at increased risk. For information on how we are adapting services to meet survivors’ current needs, click here.

Since 1992, we have partnered with thousands of survivors to build better futures.

If you are afraid for your immediate
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EMERGENCY SHELTER
AND SAFETY PLANNING

SAFELINK (Massachusetts-wide,
24-hour, toll-free domestic violence
hotline): 1-877-785-2020

National Domestic Violence
Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE(7233)

Pet Safety – Domestic Violence
Pet Safety Hotline: 781-235-8460

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SECOND STEP

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617-965-2538

You are not alone. We believe you, and we are here to help.

The 10 to 10 Helpline

The 10 to 10 Helpline: (877) 898-3411

The 10 to 10 Helpline: (877) 898-3411
The 10 to 10 Helpline is a free, anonymous, and confidential intimate partner abuse prevention helpline, serving Massachusetts adults and teens. Helpline Responders are trained to treat all callers with respect, and to support their efforts to become and remain safe and accountable in their relationships.

Learn more at 10to10helpline.org.