Peace House Mission, Vision, and Values Statements

VISION STATEMENT

We envision communities free of interpersonal violence and abuse.

MISSION STATEMENT

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.

VALUES STATEMENTS

Safety 

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.     

Empowerment  

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. 

Collaboration 

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. 

Confidentiality 

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

Innovation 

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. 

With the coronavirus, Peace House is adapting and modifying our services to keep staff safe and to continue to support individuals and families in crisis to escape violence and heal from the associated trauma. This includes using technology to provide some services. The best way to access any of Peace House's services is by calling our 24/7 support line at 800-647-9161 Read More
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