Social Service Department
HAVEN at MGH
Welcome to the HAVEN Program
The Mass General understands that it takes a coordinated community response to end abuse. In the following pages, you will find information about Mass General services for survivors of intimate partner abuse as well as community resources.
What is intimate partner abuse?
Intimate Partner Abuse (or domestic violence) is characterized by a pattern of coercive control exercised by one partner over the other.
Important questions to answer and information to collect when putting together your safety plan.
Without HAVEN, I don't know where I would be right now, especially mentally. I am very lucky to have my Advocate, she listens to me and treats me with respect, like I mean something.
Help a Friend
If you are looking for some tips about how to respond to a friend who has told you they are in an abusing relationship.