Martha’s Vineyard Community Services CONNECT to End Violence program provides free, confidential services to victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence as well as for their family members and significant others.
CONNECT has a 24 Hour Hotline: 508-696-SAFE (7233) that is staffed by trained rape crisis counselors who provide immediate response to any physical or emotional crisis arising from domestic violence and/or sexual violence.
CONNECT is a community-based program that provides:
- Short-term counseling
- Court accompaniment
- Medical accompaniment
- Police accompaniment
- Referral services
CONNECT’s Supervised Visitation Center serves families in transition, experiencing issues of custody, divorce, or domestic violence, by providing a secure structured environment for children to connect and visit with the non-residential parent. The purpose of the room is to meet the need for optimal observation while maintaining a secure, neutral, and comfortable contact place for children and their non-residential parent.
Visits are limited to one family at a time. Supervised Visitation Center Staff have training and experience in child development and the impact of domestic violence on children. To contact the SVC call 774-549-9667 x105.