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The Mission of Pathways for Change, Inc. is to provide quality and multicultural services to those whose lives have been impacted by sexual violence and to provide education geared toward ending violence, serving Central Massachusetts.


We Are Here To Help

To connect with a counselor please call our 24 Hour Hotline at 1(800) 870-5905.

For Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Video Phone (508) 502-7681 (Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm)

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Show up for survivors of sexual violence and take the pledge to Start by Believing.

I PLEDGE TO:

  • START BY BELIEVING WHEN SOMEONE TELLS ME THEY WERE RAPED OR SEXUALLY ASSAULTED
  • SUPPORT SURVIVORS ON THE ROAD TO JUSTICE AND HEALING
  • HELP END THE SILENCE

Take the pledge to Start by Believing by clicking the image above or by clicking here.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May in the United States since 1949, reaching millions of people in the United States through the media, local events, and screenings. Mental Health Awareness Month was started in the United States in 1949 by the Mental Health America organization. If you need to speak to a counselor reach out to Samaritans here: (877) 870-HOPE (4673)
Call or Text 24/7.


Worcester County Clothesline Project

(WCCP) started in 1992 as a joint effort between agencies and women’s groups to bring the issues of violence against women into the public domain. This local group began with 39 shirts made in the summer of 1992. Pathways for Change inherited the WCCP in 2000 and by the end of 2006, there were more than 1,000 shirts in this one project. Shirt displays continue to be requested by communities, colleges, high schools, churches and women’s groups. If you would like to request this project please email Amparo Cruz at acruz@pathwaysforchange.help.

#GlorifyTHIS

#GlorifyTHIS is Pathways for Change’s Social Media Campaign for SAAM. Every day this campaign will highlight quotes from survivors, their loved ones, and the people who commit to advocating for them (celebrities, professionals, volunteers). We will be shining a light onto the realities our community is facing.