Peace House Mission, Vision, and Values Statements


We envision communities free of interpersonal violence and abuse.


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.



We believe in the right of all persons to live safely without fear, abuse, coercion, oppression, and violence.  We are committed to providing a safe, peaceful environment for our clients, staff, and volunteers.     


Our work is guided and centered by the voices and experiences of survivors.  We are committed to the empowerment and self-determination of survivors through compassionate, trauma-informed care without shame or stigma.  

Diversity and Equity 

We are dedicated to treating all people with dignity, compassion, and respect.  We embrace and celebrate unique and diverse experiences and perspectives.  We are committed to eliminating discrimination and oppression in all forms. 

Education & Awareness  

We believe that prevention education and awareness, especially for our youth, are fundamental to ending interpersonal violence and abuse in our communities. 


We believe that our mission is amplified through an extensive network of community partners, working collaboratively to achieve the broadest impact. 

Free Access to Services   

We value and rely upon the generous support of our community to ensure free access to emergency shelter and support services for all survivors of interpersonal violence and abuse. 


We are committed to working within strict confidentiality guidelines to safeguard the privacy and personal information of our clients, staff, and supporters. 


We are dedicated to continuously learning, innovating, and evolving our programs and services to respond to changing needs and new opportunities to further advance our mission and vision.