EMERGE (Batterer's Intervention)
2464 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 101
Cambridge, MA 02140
Telephone: 617-547-9879 - Fax: 617-547-0904
Email: - Web site:


Intake Staff


Emerge is a group counseling and education program for men and women who are abusive in intimate partner relationships. Emerge sees clients who have been abusive in heterosexual and same-sex relationships. Emerge also has an Anger Management program and a fatherhood group. All programs satisfy court/probation and DCF requirements.

The Emerge website provides up-to-date information on other domestic violence programs and resources.

Service hours:

M - F: 9am - 5pm; Classes offered morning and evening hours on several days of the week

Requirements / Restrictions:

Group members must admit to having been physically, emotionally, verbally, economically, or sexually abusive to a partner in an intimate relationship for the Abuser Intervention Program. For the Anger Management Program, the incident(s) must be non-intimate partner related (e.g. involving coworkers, strangers, friends, or other family members).


The Abuser Program has a sliding fee scale, from $25-$75/week based on income. There is a community service option for members who are on probation and are unemployed. The Anger Management program fee is $40/week, plus a $25 orientation fee. There is no community service option for Anger Management. The parenting group is free.


English, Spanish for Abuser Education, Anger Management, and Fatherhood programs.

Other locations:

Spanish groups are held at Curtis Hall Community Center in Jamaica Plain, MA.


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(Categories for this entry: Other, Support Groups, Domestic Violence, Families)

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