Human trafficking is modern-day slavery.  The power and control tactics used to enslave a person  are similar to those utilized by perpetrators of domestic violence. Traffickers make false promises of love or companionship, promise a good job and home, use violence or threaten  violence to control others, deprive the victim of basic necessities such […]

Peace House Prevention and Awareness Team Brings Flash Mob to Sundance Peace House is bringing awareness to domestic violence and human trafficking issues. Support us by watching our flash mob on Main Street during Sundance.   Flash Mob on Main Street near the Bridge on Friday, January 19th at 3:45 pm. Human Trafficking is estimated […]

Connections Group-Peace House will start a new outpatient group on February 1st for a 12 week session.  The cost is FREE and will follow Brene Brown’s 12 week “Shame Resiliency” connections curriculum.  This group is open to all genders and ages with domestic violence, (includes emotional abuse and abuse and neglect in childhood) and sexual […]

Perfect Pictures

        We all have perfect pictures of the holiday season: snow, mistletoe, presents under the tree with family and friends gathered Christmas Eve basking in love and affection for each other.   The reality of  the season seldom matches our perfect pictures even in the happiest of homes.  That beautiful snow, means inclement weather. […]

Domestic Violence is a public health issue

Violence is a public health issue Domestic Violence is a serious public health and safety issue, not a private family matter. It has a ripple effect on families, communities, and globally. Nationally, the estimated costs of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) exceed $5.8 billion each year. This includes costs of medical care, mental health services, and […]