Peace House is dedicated to ending family violence and abuse through education, outreach, support services and shelter.
Peace House Programs
- Education. Peace House sends trained prevention educators to classrooms throughout Summit and Wasatch Counties, educating students with age-appropriate materials about domestic abuse. Peace House also provides educational presentations throughout the community, creating awareness of domestic abuse and the services available for help.
Peace House educates more than 5,000 students each year.
- Outreach & Support. The Outreach Program identifies at-risk families, teaching them the necessary tools to avoid violent family crisis situations. The bi-lingual program includes education, support groups, direct intervention and case management. The program is designed to break the cycle of domestic violence through understanding, planning and action.
Peace House has assisted at least 800 women & children through outreach & support programs.
- Shelter. Peace House provides safe shelter for families when no other option to escape domestic violence exists. The Shelter provides temporary safe housing for families while they acquire skills and resources necessary to begin violence-free lives.
Peace House provides safe shelter and support for more than 135 women & children each year.
Peace House FAQs
- Peace House was established in 1995.
- Peace House provides all services free of charge to families fleeing violence in the home.
- The Peace House service area includes both Summit & Wasatch Counties.
- The Shelter is staffed 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, 365-days a year.
- The Shelter is licensed to house up to 15 women & children, plus 2-infants.
- The Shelter is approximately 3400-square feet and includes a kitchen, small living area, 5-bedrooms & basement - with food panty, laundry & small small storage.