How We Can Help

If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

24-Hour Hotline

English: 860-344-9599 | Espanol: 1-844-831-9200

New Horizons’ advocates operate a 24-hour hotline to help victims of domestic violence.

Advocates will assist in safety planning, information and referrals and to offer support. Spanish-speaking counselors and multi lingual translation services are available.

Emergency Shelter

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New Horizons operates an emergency shelter to house those escaping domestic violence situations. The shelter’s location is confidential. It is available for individuals and families 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Help in the Courts

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When there has been an arrest, our advocates can educate victims about criminal court and advocate for them within the system. We do not offer legal advice. However, with a victim’s permission, we can provide crucial information to court officials.

Adult Services

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We offer in-shelter and community services. We aren’t here to tell survivors what to do, but to educate them about abuse and its impact on their children.

Child Services

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Our dedicated child advocates help ease the transition for children coming to shelter. We spend one-on-one time with the children, supplemented by group activities so the child feels comfortable in their new surroundings.

Community Education

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We have dedicated community educators who provide workshops, trainings, and presentations to many different audiences. All services are free and confidential.

Support Groups

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Free and confidential support groups are available to those impacted by domestic violence. Call (860) 344-9599 to learn more.

National, State & Local Helplines

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Live outside of Middlesex County? Survivors, and friends and family of survivors can find support by contacting these helplines.