Turning Points Network
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Turning Points Network

Information about Turning Points Network

Our Services

  • 24 HOUR CRISIS and SUPPORT LINE
  • EMERGENCY SHELTER AND SAFE HOME NETWORK
  • PEER SUPPORT COUNSELING
  • SUPPORT GROUPS
  • ADVOCACY WITH COURT, LEGAL, MEDICAL, AND SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES
  • INFORMATION AND REFERRALS
  • EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS
  • SPEAKERS FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS, BUSINESSES, AND SCHOOLS
  • VOLUNTEER ADVOCATE TRAINING PROGRAM
  • CHANGES THRIFT STORE

Who we are

Turning Points Network is a private, non-profit agency offering crisis and support services to female and male survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking. All direct services are free and confidential. TPN works with survivors, their friends and loved ones, service providers and concerned community members.

OUR MISSION: TPN strives to end all forms of domestic abuse, sexual assault and stalking in our community by enhancing the safety and well-being of individuals and families through empowerment and advocacy; helping create a community responsive to all victims and survivors; and working for social change through education, outreach and systems advocacy.

Turning Points Network strives to provide services regardless of gender, age, health status, including HIV-positive, physical, mental or emotional ability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, socio-economic status, race, national origin, immigration status, or religious or political affiliation.

Board of Directors

  • PAT WHITNEY, PRESIDENT
  • CAROL CALKINS, VICE PRESIDENT
  • SHIRLEY CLARKE, SECRETARY
  • MARY KRUEGER, TREASURER
  • NORA KELLS GORDON
  • JEFF BARRETTE
  • ALICE ROBERTS
  • CLINT TABER
  • DEBORAH MOZDEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Changes Thrift Store

Changes Thrift StoreChanges Thrift Store is owned and operated by Turning Points Network. ALL proceeds directly support programs and services for victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment and stalking. Located on Pleasant Street in Claremont, donations from the community are accepted gratefully and displayed at the store for sale. Donations to Changes really do make a difference!

We are seeking quality donations of gently used clothing and shoes, toys, useful household items and collectible items. Due to fire and safety concerns, we ask that your generous donation be delivered during business hours. Thank you!

55 Pleasant St.
Claremont, NH 03743
603-542-0004
Hours: MON-SAT 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Protection

The Safe Home and Shelter Network The primary purpose of the Safe Home and Shelter Network is to provide victims and survivors fleeing domestic and sexual violence with a safe place to stay. The Shelter Manager and Volunteer Advocates work daily with guests to:

  • Provide emotional support
  • Develop and reach self-designed goals
  • Access medical, social and mental health services
  • Find safe, permanent housing

The Turning Points Network Shelter The shelter is a private building at an undisclosed location in Sullivan County and is equipped with secure entry systems. It is fully accessible to individuals with disabilities and limited mobility. The shelter can accommodate up to 16 individuals. Shared spaces include a toddler room, laundry facility, library, kitchen, dining and living room. Bedrooms are equipped for families.

Safe Home Network Long before the TPN shelter opened, the agency relied on safe homes to provide short-term, emergency housing to survivors and their families. Today, volunteers continue to generously open their homes to female and male survivors and their children. Guests in a Safe Home have access to the same services as guests in the shelter.