Who Can Help

Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)

We are grateful to partner with the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) to provide various crisis services and resources to the Simmons community. Through BARCC, Simmons can offer crisis intervention, counseling, medical accompaniment and advocacy to our students, faculty, and staff.

Accessing Services

BARCC’s services are confidential, except in certain instances involving health and safety of the individual or others, and free of charge.

For Urgent Requests:

  • Call the 24-hour hotline: 800-841-8371 (individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing: Mass Relay)
  • Chat online: 7 days/week, 9am – 11pm
  • For time-sensitive medical care and evidence collection options, we recommend that you call the hotline 24-7 at 800-841-8371.

For Non-urgent Requests

You will receive a response within three (3) business days.