About Us


HarborCOV's mission is to provide:

  • linguistically and culturally appropriate, high-quality emergency and support services to,
  • safe affordable transitional and permanent low-income housing for, and
  • advocates on behalf of, victims and survivors of domestic violence,
  • while working to educate the public about its causes and consequences.


Founded in 1998, HarborCOV provides free safety and support services, along with housing and economic opportunities that promote long-term stability for people affected by violence and abuse. HarborCOV specializes in serving survivors who face additional barriers, such as language, culture and economic, by working to create connections to the supports survivors need to rebuild their lives through a continuum of options. With a commitment to social and economic justice, HarborCOV takes a comprehensive approach to addressing violence within the context of family, culture and community.

HarborCOV Offers:

  • a 24-hour hotline
  • case management and group supports for individuals and families
  • emergency, transitional and permanent affordable housing with supportive services
  • legal advocacy, including resources for immigrant survivors of abuse
  • economic development
  • community awareness and public education initiatives

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