Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center


  • Overview of Organization and Services:
    The mission of the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center is to empower individuals and engage communities to end domestic violence.

    They offer:

    free, comprehensive services that support adult and child survivors healing from the trauma of domestic abuse;
    programs in schools that promote positive gender norms, teach skills for healthy relationships, and counter social patterns of violence that begin early in life; tools and strategies to reduce domestic violence homicides.

    The team is comprised of 32 staff members who use evidence-based approaches to meet the complex needs of families in crisis due to domestic violence.

    Since opening our doors in 1982, they have helped approximately 1,200 - 1,400 adults and children each year move from crisis to safety and long-term independence.

    Survivor services include:

    Advocacy and Support
    Therapeutic Services
    Legal Services
    The Children's Safety Project
    The Family Safety Project

    If you need other assistance, call our confidential hotline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 978-388-1888.

  • Additional Info:
    How to Contact Us during COVID-19: Staff can be reached at (978) 834-9710 (Amesbury office) or (978) 989-9361 (Children’s Trauma Program), where you will be directed by an automatic greeting to leave a voicemail for the person you are trying to reach. Staff will then receive voicemails remotely within moments and will return your call. As always, our 24/7 Confidential Hotline is available: (978) 388-1888; (800) 439-0183 (TTY).


  • Demographics Served:
    Adults: 19+, Children: 12 and under, Families, Seniors: 60+, Youth: 13-18
  • City/Towns Served:
    Amesbury, Newbury (incl. Byfield), Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury
  • Types of Services Provided:
    Domestic Violence