24-hour Hotline that provides support and information on Alzheimer’s disease.  The call with experience counselors is confidential and provides current information on programs and services.

Baby Safe Haven Hotline

866-814-7233 (SAFE)
A parent can legally surrender newborn infants 7 days old or younger at a hospital, police station, or manned fire station without facing criminal prosecution.

Cape and Islands Emergency Services

833-229-2683 (BAY-COVE)
24-hour Hotline for crisis intervention for mental health or substance use (formerly MA DMH Crisis Hotline).

Cape Cod Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous

24-hour Hotline for alcohol related issues.

Child-At-Risk Hotline

24-hour Hotline to report child abuse or neglect (Massachusetts Department of Children and Families)

Disabled Persons Protection Hotline

24-hour Hotline to report abuse or neglect of an adult (ages 18-59) with disabilities, mental retardation or other mental or physical disabilities which cause the person to require assistance with daily living needs.

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hotlines


Toll-Free: 877-785-2020
SafeLink TTY: 877-521-2601

National Domestic Violence Hotline

800-799-7233 (SAFE)

National Sexual Assault Hotline

800-656-4673 (HOPE)

Independence House Hotline

24-hour Hotline to for immediate response to any physical or emotional crisis arising from abuse or sexual assault.

Elder Abuse Hotline

800-922-2275, Press 4 (V/TDD)
24-hour Hotline to report abuse or neglect of elders (persons age 60 and over) in the community (not in nursing homes).

Emergency ASL Interpreter

800-249-9949 (V/TTY)
Monday – Friday, 8:45 AM – 5:00 PM for emergency requests for interpreters.

Mass 2-1-1

24-hour Hotline that connects callers to information about critical health and human services and responds immediately during times of crisis. It is a resource for finding government benefits and services, nonprofit organizations, support groups, volunteer opportunities, donation programs, and other local resources.  Calls are confidential.  If you are unable to reach 2-1-1, call toll-free 877-211-MASS (6277); Hearing Impaired: 508-370-4890 TTY.

Massachusetts Substance Use Information and Education Helpline

Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM, and Saturday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, for free, confidential information and referrals for alcohol and drug problems providing personalized phone services in any language.  Find a treatment center.


Español: 866-930-9252
MassRelay is a free service for the residents of Massachusetts that enables people who are deaf, hard of hearing, late-deafened, or speech disabled to communicate over the phone.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Online Chat
24-hour Hotline to talk to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area.

Parental Stress Hotline

24-Hour Hotline for Massachusetts parents and caregivers under stress.

Massachusetts Poison Information Hotline

24-hour Hotline for medical professionals and individuals for advice about drugs, pesticides, and other toxins.

Veterans Crisis Line

National Department of Veterans Affairs
800-273-8255, Press 1
Send Text: 838255
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24-hour Hotline to connect Veterans in crisis, their families, and friends with qualified, caring staff member who provides confidential support. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.