|Domestic Violence Shelters|
24-Hour Emergency Hotline
REACH provides emergency shelter, case management, advocacy, and legal assistance. Also, REACH provides services to help cope with the aftermath of domestic violence: support groups, and counseling for children. Individuals and families can stay at the shelter for up to 3 months.
PO Box 540024
Waltham, MA, 02454
781-891-0724 ext. 100
Emergency Hotline (24 hours): 800-899-4000
24 month scattered site transitional program that provides families/victims of domestic violence with safe, temporary housing,provided with counseling and educational or employment opportunities needed to support their families and establish their independence as a domestic violence survivor. Each family will be assisted by their case manager in order to locate permanent housing.
Referrals: Social agencies and homeless shelters (contact local homeless shelters for referral)
HCEC Line at 800-488-1969 extension 6770 (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m)
Waltham Support Committee for Battered Women
Clients: Battered women and their children.
Capacity: 9-11 beds.
Length of Stay: Up to 3 months.
Services: Advocacy, referral, food, clothing, some transportation.
P.O. Box 540024
Waltham, MA, 02454781-891-0724 or 800-899-4000 (Hotline)
Shelter Directory (by Women of Means): a comprehensive list of DV shelters with referral information and other details- just click "Shelters for Women in Crisis"
Domestic violence victims are eligible to apply for emergency shelter through the state.