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#1 Lindy


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Posted 15 October 2007 - 01:20 PM

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#2 Ellen

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Posted 26 November 2007 - 03:06 AM

Here's one:

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
99 Bishop Allen Dr.
Cambridge, MA 02139

Ph: 617-492-3291 (Office hours 9am-5pm M-F, to schedule face-to-face meeting)

24-hour hotlines:
English: 617-492-7273 or 800-841-8371
Spanish: 800-223-5001


#3 John


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Posted 31 August 2008 - 03:28 AM

Rape Crisis Hotline
Great Barrington, MA 1230

Rape Crisis Service Grtr Lowell
70 Industrial Ave
Lowell, MA 01851-5107

Rape Crisis Hotline
North Adams, MA 1247

Rape Crisis Line
22 Main St
Osterville, MA 02655-1413

Rape Crisis Center
18 Charles St
Pittsfield, MA 01201-3302

Rape Crisis Hotline
Pittsfield, MA 1201

Rape Reporting - Police Dept
39 Allen St
Pittsfield, MA 01201-6226

Rape Crisis Program
100 Grove St
Worcester, MA 01605-2630

#4 ericalee32492

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Posted 13 December 2009 - 09:10 PM


#5 kml1964

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Posted 01 April 2013 - 05:40 PM

I need to know what I can d to inform police in CA. about my cousin who raped me for years and raped my two younger sisters and a female cousin many years ago. I am afraid that he is doing this to young women in his area and I want to make sure he does not hurt any one else the way he has done to me and others in the past.

#6 uncountedstatistics

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 06:28 PM

This thread is for posting resources. Gathering Place and Aftermath are good places to post questions.


Before reporting, I would urge you to call RAINN and learn what to expect when reporting. I would urge you to call several times so that you have a range of responses, or go to the online hotline.


I would also urge you to not take responsibility for changing another person's behavior. If you report, it can not be for the purpose of changing his behavior but for the purpose of healing. This is because the report may not result in jail time. The jail time may be short. He may continue offending against younger/weaker men in prison. He may do it again after getting out. He might skip bail and disappear. Not even the courts can control the conduct of an individual, fortunately or unfortunately.