Sex Offender Resources

Massachusetts Sex Offender Resources

The links below are to websites that offer information related to Massachusetts sex offense laws, statistics and other related topics. All website listed below provided information only for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The resources below are listed in no particular order. If you know of any other resources that should be added to the Massachusetts sex offender resource list, please contact us and let us know.

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State Register & Laws (links chececked 7/12/2019)


Massachusetts Public Sex Offender Registration – This is the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board official Sex Offender Registry database. It can be used to view information about a Sexual Offender.

Information for Sex Offenders – Information for Sex Offenders is provide by the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board.

Sex Offender Forms – Downloadable forms for sex offenders provided by the Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board.

Massachusetts Sex Offenders Topic Guide– Topic area details how to obtain information on sex offenders, information for sex offenders.

Massachusetts Sex Offender Registry Board – The mission of the Sex Offender Registry Board is to promote public safety through educating and informing the public in order to prevent further victimization.

Massachusetts Law about Sex Offenders – A list of Massachusetts Laws, Regulations and Selected Case Law provided by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


Counseling Options  (links chececked 7/12/2019)


  • Stop It Now! – Stop It Now! reaches out to adults who are concerned about their own or others sexualized behavior toward children. They are located in Northampton, Massachusetts.
  • Dr. Leonard Bard – Dr. Leonard Bard provides sex offender registry board evaluations. He is a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist and is located in Needham, Massachusetts.
  • Psychological Consulting Services – Psychological Consulting Services specializing in forensic and clinical services. They provide sex offender registry board evaluations and are located in Saleem, Massachusetts.
  • Institute for Sexual Wellness – Dr. Renee Sorrentino, a board certified forensic psychiatrist specializes in treatment of sex offenders. She has an office in Weymouth, MA and practices across the state.
  • The Massachusetts Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Inc. – The Massachusetts Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, Inc. (MATSA) is a non-profit local chapter of the national parent organization (ATSA). ATSA remains dedicated to principles that foster research and information exchange, further professional education, and advance professional standards and practice in the field of sex offender evaluation and treatment.
  • Massachusetts Adolescent Sex Offender Coalition – MASOC is a coalition of professionals committed to stopping sexual abuse through early and specialized intervention, assessment, treatment and management in the lives of sexually abusive children and youth.
  • Stevens Treatment Programs – Stevens Treatment Programs is a private, non-profit corporation, operating a continuum of therapeutic residential programs as well as community and home-based transitional services. Stevens serves youth with behavioral and emotional problems that present serious treatment concerns. Located in Swansea.
  • The Counseling & Psychotherapy Center Inc. – The Counseling & Psychotherapy Center Inc. offers a variety of specialized sex offender treatment programs throughout Massachusetts. We treat Juvenile, Transitional Aged Youths/young adults(18-25 years old) and Adult sex offenders in different settings from secure institutions to community based outpatient treatment sites. To view a list of locations in Massachusetts, click on your state’s name under List of Service Areas.
  • Sex Therapy Treatment Centers in Massachusetts – Help with sex therapy in Massachusetts (MA) or for a Massachusetts (MA) sex therapist these professionals provide sex therapy, sex psychotherapy, sex therapy counseling and sex offender therapy and Massachusetts (MA) sex offender Therapist. They include sex therapists, sex psychologists, sex psychotherapists and sex counselors.
  • Applied Behavioral Consultants, LLC – Applied Behavioral Consultants, LLC under the leadership of Dr. Joe Plaud provides assessment and treatment services in forensic clinical psychology, specializing in behavioral and physiological risk assessments involving sexual behavior in both criminal and civil contexts, as well as sexual offender registration risk evaluations, and consultation in other areas of clinical and forensic psychology.
  • New England Forensic Associates – NEFA is a nationally recognized center for the evaluation and treatment of problematic sexual behavior. Our forensic psychology and counseling practice provides a wide array of clinical, therapeutic, evaluation, and risk assessment services in a culturally-competent and individually-sensitive manner. Our programs include individual, couple, and group treatment for both adults and adolescents at our


Other Resources  (links chececked 7/12/2019)


  • Massachusetts Sex Offender Resource – This is blog that focuses a guide and clarify what it means to be a sex offender in Massachusetts and how you can and should engage life, plan for the future, and work with many of the restrictions placed on you.
  • Massachusetts Senate – Find out who your state senator is and ways to contact him/her.
  • Massachusetts House of Representatives– Find out who your state House of Representative is and ways to contact him/her.
  • Massachusetts Governor – Find out who your state’s governor is and how to contact him/her. Arlington, Massachusetts
  • Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) – ex Addicts Anonymous, SAA, is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so they may overcome their sexual addiction and help others recover from sexual addiction or dependency.
  • Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) – Sexaholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover.
  • Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA) – Sexual Compulsives Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from sexual compulsion. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop having compulsive sex.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA) – Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with more than 43,900 weekly meetings in over 127 countries worldwide.
  • Codependents of Sex Addicts (COSA) – Codependents of Sex Addicts is a 12-step recovery program for men and women whose lives have been affected by another person’s compulsive sexual behavior.
  • Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (S.L.A.A.) – Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous is a Twelve Step Fellowship of men and women who help each other to stay sober. They offer the same help to anyone who has sex addiction or love addiction or both and wants to do something about it.
  • Sexual Recovery Anonymous (SRA) – Sexual Recovery Anonymous (SRA), a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem -sexual addiction—and help others to recover.
  • Sexual Addiction Recovery Resources – Sexual Addiction Recover Resources is listing of websites that provides information for individuals whom are dealing with a sexual addictions, loved ones dealing with a sexual addicted person, and professionals whom treat sexual addicted individuals.
  • FaithTrust Institute – FaithTrust Institute believes that the best way to address domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault and sexual violence is through a united front of religious and nonreligious resources. They Offer specifically designed training and educational materials to help religious institutions of all faiths reduce incidents of sexual abuse by clergy and to train clergy on boundary issues.
  • Sexual Offender Treatment – This site is the journal Sexual Offender Treatment, the official journal of the International Association for the Treatment of Sexual Offenders (IATSO).
  • Static-99/Static-99R – The Static-99 is a ten item actuarial assessment instrument created by R. Karl Hanson, Ph.D. and David Thornton, Ph.D. for use with adult male sexual offenders who are at least 18 year of age at time of release to the community. It is the most widely used sex offender risk assessment instrument in the world, and is extensively used in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and many European nations.
  • Rehabinfo – RehabInfo.net is a comprehensive guide for the entire treatment process – from spotting issues to finding and enrolling into rehabilitation.
  • Prevention Organization – The goal of the Prevention Organization “DIS NO” of French-speaking Switzerland (“Espace DIS NO”) is to develop the innovative preventive approach consisting in offering help services to the persons who are sexually attracted by children but who have never acted out.


Juvenile Resources  (links chececked 7/12/2019)


  • National Adolescent Perpetration Network – The National Adolescent Perpetration Network (NAPN) is a cooperative network of multidisciplinary professionals working with sexually abusive youth in the US and abroad.  Founded by Gail Ryan in 1983, the primary goal is to facilitate services for adolescents who are at risk of becoming the next generation of sexual offenders.
  • Ethical Treatment for All Youth – Ethical Treatment for All Youth advocates for the humane and just treatment of children and teenagers accused of violating sex laws.
  • National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth – The overall goal of the National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth is to provide information and support through national training and technical assistance to improve the accuracy, accessibility, and strategic use of information about the nature, incidence, prevalence, treatment, re-entry, and management of children with sexual behavior problems and adolescent sex offenders.


Family Resources  (links chececked 7/12/2019)


  • Women Again Registry – A bold national initiative that serves as a unifying force for the efforts of all groups working to reverse the negative impact of public registration laws on American society. National support line (Registrants & Families Support Line 800-773-4319)
  • S-Anon – The S-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of the relatives and friends of sexually addicted people who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems.
  • Moms Seeking Justice – This is a source of encouragement, support and information for moms who have a kid that is labeled a “sex offender” due to being immature, irresponsible, or curious. We need to stand together to give our kids their Constitutional Rights back and tell the lawmakers to change the laws NOW.


Facts, Figures & Studies (needs to check links)



Reforming Sex Offender Laws  (links chececked 7/12/2019)


Additional organizations focused on changing the sex offender registration laws can be found under individual 

state listings.

  • ReformSexOffenderLaws.org – The purpose of this website is to raise critical awareness about legal and social policy in the United States about sex offenders.
  • Moral Outrage – Moral Outrage is dedicated to the reform of statutory rape laws. As they currently exist, statutory rape laws undermine the rights of both minors and adults while costing the taxpayer thousands of dollars every year in the prosecution of senseless sex crimes.

Other Resources (links chececked 7/12/2019)

 

  • Stop the US Senate – Site to find out whom your US State senator is and ways to contact him/her.
  • Stop the US House of Representatives– Site to find out whom your US House of Representative is and ways to contact him/her.
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers –  National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Sex Offender Resources.
  • Sexual Offender (The National Safety Network) – A site that discusses sex offender laws, registration, lives, and just about anything dealing with sex offenders or sex crimes. Offenders, victims, parents, or any other individual wanting to discuss sex offender issues may do so her
  • Sex Offender Help – Sex Offender Help is an on-line community devoted to helping prevent sex crimes by embracing a rational and even a loving approach to treatment of the damaged individuals who acted out in illegal ways.



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