for You.

You are not to blame. It’s not your fault.
We care. We want to help.

HOW YOU CAN HELP: With your support we can and will end the cycle of violence.


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


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


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



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


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



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


Bridges is a nonprofit organization that provides free and confidential services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, teen dating violence, child sexual abuse, elder abuse, stalking, and harassment. We provide crisis intervention, emergency shelter, court advocacy, support groups, and education and outreach to both women and men.

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


Emergency shelter renovated to better meet the needs of clients

This summer Bridges re-opened its emergency shelter, Janice’s House, after an extensive renovation to convert the communal living model to individual housing units. These modest apartments give clients greater privacy, more individualized support services and care, and provide the most conducive setting in which to heal. Bridges is the first domestic violence agency in New

Bridges is looking for board members

Bridges is looking for engaged, talented, and diverse community members to join our board of directors. Bring your passion for the Bridges’ mission and your technology, marketing, or other professional background and experience to the Bridges board. You must live and/or work in one of the 14 southern New Hampshire communities Bridges serves.   Bridges’

Bridges is moving in 2020!

The Bridges office is a warm, welcoming, and homey atmosphere. When Bridges purchased its current office building at 33 East Pearl Street in Nashua in 2002, the beautiful Victorian offered a comfortable place for clients. In 2002 we served 1,482 clients and had 11 people on staff. Since then we’ve grown to serve more than

Help make a survivor’s holiday special

Each year we look to members of our community to help make Christmas a happy and special time for Bridges’ clients and their children. When you adopt a family, you’ll receive a wish list of items with sizes and preferences. Purchase, gift wrap, and deliver the presents to Bridges by December 18th.  To adopt a