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HAWC, Healing Abuse, Working for Change

Address: 27 Congress Street, #204, Salem, MA 01970

Contact Name: Gloria Gonzalez – Program Director

E-mail Address:

Web Site:

Phone Number: (978) 744-2299, extension 115

Services Provided/Expertise:

A. Child: The Parent/Child Trauma Recovery Program combines relational psychotherapy for children who have witnessed domestic violence with advocacy safety planning for the non-offending parent and their children.

B. Adult: Advocacy services: legal advocacy, emergency shelter and housing, individual counseling and support groups, safety planning and 24-hour hotline.

C. Family: Crisis intervention and stabilization in the event of a domestic homicide; crisis mental health assessments and stabilization for HAWC shelter and community-based residents.

D. Other: Assessment of trauma symptoms in children ages 0-12; summer camp slots, services also provided in French, Spanish and Portuguese; Certified Deaf Interpreters provided; immigration advocacy, Probate and Family Court advocacy; collaboration with mental health and substance abuse providers; transportation funds to treatment; therapeutic groups for pre-school children.

Age range: 0-12 years