June 22, 2018

When we think about keeping kids safe over the summer, we might think about sunscreen, biking and swim safety; or hiking, campfires and the first “sleep away” camp. But who are our kids spending time with?

When we think about who might hurt children, images of the stere...

May 30, 2018

Now that the #MeToo movement, the Cosby trial and the number of resignations by men who abused their power across the political, media and entertainment spectrum has got everyone’s attention, what can we do to keep the momentum moving forward?

We have work to do. All of...

March 23, 2018

The parents and siblings of a daughter killed by the man who said he wanted to marry her; the family of  a couple together decades when one partner turned on the other.  The employees of local businesses, some of whom know, firsthand, about the trauma of domestic viole...

January 29, 2018

Many clients of TPN are involved with multiple services provided through our agency. This story comes from a mother who has been involved with our agency for approximately 10 months, has been very involved with virtually the entire staff, and was happy to share her exp...

January 29, 2018

Before I met my second husband, I never used to understand why women in domestic violence situations didn’t just leave. When my husband began to control me, I didn’t see it right away. I didn’t know at the time that he was isolating me. He controlled the money, everyth...

January 8, 2018

Do you have old holiday cards lying around? We want them! Turning Points Network partners with  Becky Bense to turn your cards into beautiful art. Changes Thrift Store,  the Library Arts Center in Newport, and TPN will accept your cards.

 From new to like-new to us...

December 21, 2017

Our commitment to all who ever need our services is that we are here for you, day and night.

When our offices in Claremont and Newport close at 4:30 PM, our crisis and support lines are open and operated by trained volunteers who will provide you with services or help y...

December 7, 2017

One in four New Hampshire women have been sexually assaulted. One in twenty New Hampshire men reported being sexually assaulted, 68% before their 18th birthday. 

According to the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, over 14,000 victims of domestic and sexu...

July 6, 2017

The man who raped Angie (not her real name) had been hanging around as she moved into her apartment.  She was by herself, carrying boxes and small pieces of furniture from a rented van into her new space.  She noticed him watching, but since he wasn’t bothering her, sh...

June 22, 2017

It’s hard to believe that some people actually worry about what they’ll “do” in retirement!  But they do.   Enough to make sure they are on a couple of Boards, one of which is Turning Points Network (TPN), along with on-going volunteering for NAMI (National Alliance on...

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