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.

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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.

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Safety Planning

Important questions to answer and information to collect when putting together your safety plan.

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HAVEN Services

HAVEN offers a variety of services to help all survivors of intimate partner abuse.

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.

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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.