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OUR SERVICES

Crisis Intervention

CRISIS INTERVENTION

Advocates provide emotional support and information for victims of domestic and sexual violence through our 24-hour support line. Read more…

Emergency Shelter

EMERGENCY SHELTER

We offer a safe, confidential shelter at a non-disclosed location. Our safe house is a comfortable home in a residential environment. Read more…

Support Groups

SUPPORT GROUPS

Would you like some support? We are here to help. The following groups are meeting now in either Nashua and/or Milford: Read more…

Education

EDUCATION

Presentations related to domestic and sexual violence are available to local schools, businesses, and civic groups. Trainings are tailored to each audience. Read more…

Court Advocacy

COURT ADVOCACY

Advocates offer information and assistance in obtaining protective orders and can provide accompaniment to court hearings. Read more…

Programs

PROGRAMS

Bridges offers and participates in a range of programs to support survivors. Read more…

OUR MISSION

To cultivate communities free from violence as we support victims and survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.

Bridges is supported by the United Way and is a member of the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.

NEWS & EVENTS

Renovations have started!

We’re excited to announce that the renovations of our new building at 28 Concord Street in Nashua have officially begun! After months of planning and design work, the crew got started this week removing asbestos. It’s estimated the renovations will take about four months. The new building gives Bridges more than double the square footage

LUNCH CONNECTIONS: Home Is (Not Always) A Safe Haven

Home Is (Not Always) A Safe Haven Hosted by Gretchen Ricks and Tori CroninBridges Child Advocates Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, victims are at an even greater risk of experiencing domestic and sexual violence. Guidelines like social distancing are making it harder for victims to reach out for help. This “new normal” has given abusers more

Staying at Home Puts Victims at Risk

This is a challenging time for people who are not in a safe place. For many, that place is their home. Rates of violence increase during a natural disaster. Social distancing and isolating oneself, activities that keep us safe from a health perspective, increase the risk for those living with domestic or sexual violence in

We’re still here to support survivors

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, Bridges is available and committed to meeting the needs of victims and survivors 24-hours a day, seven days a week.  Bridges ensures victims and survivors, potentially under increased pressure and in danger during this time, continue to have access to support and safety.  Connecting with survivors  The number of calls we’re