Thank you to our amazing supporters for coming together to offer a
$50,000 matching grant.
One in three women and one in five men in Utah have experienced domestic violence in their lifetime.
Peace House is dedicated to ending interpersonal violence and abuse and empowering survivors to heal and thrive by providing support services, safe housing, and prevention education.
Home should feel safe for everyone. This year 90% of our residents in the Transitional Housing program have moved into their own safe housing.
How Peace House Helps:
Peace House dispatches skilled prevention educators to businesses, organizations, events, and classrooms across Summit and Wasatch counties. Within schools, these educators equip students with age-appropriate resources on fostering healthy relationships and combating interpersonal violence. In total, Peace House delivered prevention education and awareness presentations to an impressive count of 27,199 students, teachers, and community members in Summit and Wasatch counties.
During the previous fiscal year, Peace House made significant strides in its services. Legal advocacy including information, referrals, court accompaniment, and protective order support was extended to 143 survivors. Moreover, 213 adults and children were able to access 1,550 hours of personalized case management, which played a crucial role in enhancing their safety and resilience. The healing process was further facilitated through the provision of a total of 658 clinical therapy hours to both adults and children, fostering their emotional well-being and aiding in their healing journeys.
Peace House operates a round-the-clock emergency shelter, available 365 days a year, to provide refuge for individuals and families escaping interpersonal violence and abuse. Over the period from July 2022 to June 2023, a total of 151 adults and children sought safety and support on our campus. Throughout their stay, they were provided with a secure environment for a combined total of 4,452 nights, offering them the opportunity to heal and rebuild their lives.
Peace House offers families a secure transitional housing program, granting them the necessary time to rebuild their lives following the trauma of interpersonal violence. This program provides safe housing for up to 2 years, allowing individuals to establish independent lives free from abuse. In the past year, a total of 42 adults and children availed themselves of this opportunity, spending a combined total of 9,269 nights in transitional housing as they embarked on the journey to recovery. The dedicated housing team at Peace House provided comprehensive housing services and support to 143 survivors, dedicating 412 hours to assisting them in securing and maintaining safe permanent housing.
Sexual Assault Recovery Services
Peace House offers comprehensive sexual assault services, including a dedicated 24-hour hospital response team consisting of both staff and volunteer certified sexual assault counselors. This team diligently responded to 18 sexual assault victims who sought medical care and forensic examinations following an assault. In addition to the hospital response team, Peace House provided a range of sexual assault services to support survivors including legal advocacy, case management, therapy, and advocacy. A total of 120 adult and youth survivors received these crucial services, tailored to their individual needs and circumstances. Through a holistic approach, Peace House aimed to empower and assist survivors in their journey towards healing and recovery.
Peace House 24 hr Helpline
Peace House advocates played a pivotal role in providing safety planning, emotional support, and valuable resources to 1,247 individuals who reached out to the helpline from Summit, Wasatch, and surrounding communities. The helpline serves as a lifeline, offering crucial support not only to primary and secondary survivors but also to friends, families, and community members seeking guidance on supporting a loved one in an unsafe relationship.
Peace House provides services free of charge to families fleeing interpersonal violence.
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