The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BRACC)
The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) is a national leader in providing comprehensive, free services including a 24-hour hotline, 24-hour medical advocacy, individual and group counseling, and legal advocacy. We also provide community awareness and prevention services through partnerships and training with organizations and communities. BARCC assists thousands of sexual violence survivors and their families, friends and communities each year, regardless of sex, gender identity, race, physical/developmental disabilities, income, ethnicity, class, religion, or sexual orientation. With the help of their professional staff and more than 100 dedicated volunteers, they serve 29 cities from offices in Cambridge and Boston and community sites in Chelsea and Dorchester. They provide services in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, and French, with other languages available upon request.
Office Location: 99 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
RAINN is an organization dedicated to the prevention, education, and awareness and issues related to sexual assault and helping communities understand this issue but working with the entertainment industry, the media, colleges and local communities. RAINN has various programs designed to help victims such as personal speakers comprised of sexual assault survivors, friends and family members from communities all over the country. Members frequently share their personal stories with local community groups and hometown media to educate the public about this issue. RAINN also has an anonymous sexual abuse hotline in order to help provide support services for rape, sexual assault and incest victims.