Elizabeth Stone House and the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information and Resources

The Elizabeth Stone House shares your concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we recognize the greater threat it poses to vulnerable populations, including survivors of domestic violence. Our building is not open to non-residents, but we are still available to assist you as we continue to adapt and transition our services to fulfill your needs. We take pride in being connected to our clients and community, while promoting and fostering safety for all; therefore, we continue to provide advocacy and case management remotely.

If you are in immediate danger or have an emergency, please call 911. If you need emergency shelter or safety, please call Safelink, the statewide, 24-hour hotline at 1-877-785-2020.

For non-emergency support, please call us at 617-409-5425. If you do not reach someone right away, please leave a detailed message and your call will be returned within 24 hours.

If you are a current client, we urge you to keep regular communication with your current advocate or contact at Stone House; they are monitoring their phones remotely. If you do not reach your contact right away, please leave a detailed message and your call will be returned within 24 hours.

Stone House is proud to be part of a resilient community. We know that we are stronger together. We know many ally organizations are committed to continuing to provide their services, and these may be of best help to you if you are experiencing domestic violence.

Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center: The Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center is also offering remote services and their 24/7 Confidential Hotline is available at (978) 388-1888; (800) 439-0183 (TTY).

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute: If you or someone you know has experienced the murder of a loved one and need assistance, please call 617-825-1917.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline: NDVH is available 24/7 for victims or survivors needing support. Call them at 1-800-799-7233. If you are unable to speak safely, you can also log onto thehotline.org or text LOVEIS to 22522.

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network): If you have experienced sexual assault, or someone you know has, you can use The National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at https://hotline.rainn.org/ or call the 24/7 National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673).

REACH Beyond Domestic Violence: If you are concerned about your relationship or have concerns about a friend or family member, you can call the free, confidential 24-hour hotline at 1-800-899-4000.

The outbreak of COVID-19 may increase stress and anxiety for some people. Click here for advice from our staff on how to cope with stress. If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others, contact:

911

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Nacional de PrevenciĆ³n del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454
Options for deaf and hard of hearing: 1-800-799-4889

Samaritans Helpline: 877-870-4673
Samaritans Lifeline Chat: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):
SAMHSA National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357); TTY 1-800-487-4889
Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990
Veteran’s Crisis Line at 1-800-273-TALK (8255); TTY 1-800-799-4889

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