Milford Thrives Early Childhood Collaborative Member Profile

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Kathleen Clark

24 hours support line:  603-883-3044

Milford office:  603-672-9833

Bridges: Domestic & Sexual Violence Support Services, 

16 Elm St, Suite 2, Milford

Additional Information
Twitter: @BridgesNH

Bridges offers families and children the following resources: 

  • Support services to mitigate the impact of ACEs (including Domestic/Sexual Violence/Physical Abuse)
  • Supports and resources for children and families who have witnessed and/or been involved in cases of abuse/violence
  • Education at schools and in small groups (healthy relationships)

How do Milford families currently access your EC services/resources? 

Families can email or call us.  We also receive referrals from police, DCYF, CAC.  (Currently our walk-in services are limited due to Covid-19).  Best to call ahead.

Please note where each service can be provided along with when/your hours:

Because of safety concerns, we do not go to client’s homes.

We can provide crisis intervention, options, resources, and emotional support on the support line, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We also have a chat service on our webpage at, where a client can speak confidentially with an advocate Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm.

In addition to our office, we can meet clients at court, a police station, the hospital, a doctor or therapist’s office, a child’s school, or other safe public space with security.

Our Milford location:

16 Elm Street, Suite 2
Milford, NH  03055

Office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm, Wednesday from 8:30am – noon.


Our Nashua location:

28 Concord Street
Nashua, NH  03064


Office hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm, closed Wednesday afternoon from 1-3pm.

Please include eligibility requirements by service, along with any restrictions.

Our services are for victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and stalking, and for their non-offending friends and family members. 

We also serve non-offending caregivers of children who have witnessed domestic violence or have experienced sexual abuse.


What are your hope(s) for our work together as an Early Childhood Collaborative; Why are you a member?

“We are concerned about ACEs and their long-term consequences.  Working with victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and stalking, we often hear from childhood survivors of sexual assault, who have carried that burden their entire life, and are still struggling with the stigma, the trauma, and the shame.  We have worked with parents whose children are struggling in school, have anxiety, ptsd, and/or depression, or may be presenting with problematic behaviors because they were exposed to violence in the home.  It is a huge problem, and our hope is that through collaboration, we can create a platform that connects parent resources and information that can be helpful to them earlier rather than later.  Possibly to the extent of preventing potential ACEs from ever occurring.”


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