Last updated on 8/18/2021

We are available and here for you. Our 24/7 Confidential Hotline is available at (978) 388-1888. You can also reach us by email at

The Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center is currently offering in-person and virtual support in Survivor Services, including advocacy, counseling, legal assistance, and support groups; we encourage you to call in advance for an in-person appointment. Please see below for guidelines on in-person services.

Visiting our Offices

When you visit our offices, we ask that you please wear a mask. We can provide you with a mask if you need one. Our staff members are required to wear a masks at all times while meeting with you and in common areas of the office.

If you do not wish to wear a mask, we will be happy to provide you with services virtually.

At each of our offices, we are continuing to follow CDC protocols and guidance for disinfecting and cleaning on a regular basis.

How to Reach Us:

Phone: (978) 834-9710 (Amesbury office) or (978) 989-9361 (Children’s Safety Program in Lawrence). You will be directed by an automatic greeting to leave a voicemail for the person you are trying to reach and staff will return your call.


Our 24/7 Confidential Hotline is always available: (978) 388-1888

Court Advocacy

For general information on the operations of the courts during the pandemic please follow this link.

If you need to apply for an Abuse Prevention Order during business hours (between 8:30AM and 4:30PM, Monday through Friday) you can go to or call the District Court or Probate and Family Court in your area to talk to Court staff about how to proceed. The Districts Courts can be found here. If you need to see a list of the court(s) that serve your area follow this link.

The courthouses are open, but some hearings will still be held virtually. Please follow this link for further information on the District Courts and this link for further information on the Probate and Family Court. It is important to communicate with the Court prior to the hearing date to make sure that you know how the hearing will be conducted.

If you attend in-person, masks will be required in all courthouses.  If your hearing is virtual, follow this link for guidance from the court on virtual hearings.

For more details on District or Probate and Family Courts, click here.