Free & Confidential Crisis Line

The Crisis Center of Central New Hampshire, formerly The Rape and Domestic Violence Crisis Center, has been serving Merrimack County since 1978. Our mission is to work towards the end of domestic and sexual violence in Merrimack County. We do this through advocacy, empowerment, education and collaboration.   Services are provided regardless of gender, age, health status, HIV status, physical mental or emotional ability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, socio-economic status, race, national origin, immigration status, religious or political affiliation.

Our Services Include:

24-hour Crisis Line

1-866-841-6229 TTY & Language Line Interpretive services available

Hospital Accompaniment

Trained volunteers respond to area hospital emergency rooms to provide advocacy and support to individuals who have experienced sexual and domestic violence.

Support Groups

Support groups provide assistance for victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Emergency Shelter

We can provide a safe place for victims and their children when they have nowhere else to go.

Education and Outreach

A key part of our mission is coordinating a sustained effort to reduce domestic violence through education and outreach.

Court Advocacy

Provides a specialized advocate to assist victims of domestic violence as they proceed through the criminal justice system.