April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Just as the crocuses, daffodils, and tulips announce spring, nonprofits, government agencies and community members plant blue and silver pinwheels to acknowledge Child Abuse Prevention month. Unfortunately, there has been a 6% rise in child abuse and neglect between 2014 and 2018. According to Prevent Child Abuse Utah, 1 in 10 children will be abused […]

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

During the month of April, Peace House and other’s around the globe are raising awareness about sexual assault.  According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), between 40% and 45% of women in an abusive relationship will also be sexually assaulted.  The intersection between domestic violence and sexual assault is quite large.  In fact, […]

Peace House Updates:  In Relation to COVID-19

    Donate Now! Our team at Peace House has been working closely with multiple agencies including the Summit County Health Department, Utah Department of Human Services, the Utah State Domestic Violence Coalition and the National Network to End Domestic Violence to proactively reduce the impacts of COVID-19 in our community while supporting the safety […]

Family Resources While Socially Isolating-Keeping the Kids Engaged

Resource Suggestions from our Community  These are unprecedented times.  COVID 19, for those who are healthy, has mandated a community wide, unexpected Staycation.  Our community partners have been sharing some wonderful resources to assist with the challenges of housebound families and cultural inclusivity tips for organizations providing resources for the underserved.  Entertainment Suggestions from Wasatch […]

March Updates Amid Current Situation

Our domestic violence victim services are operating. If you, or someone you know, is in an abusive relationship or feeling unsafe, please contact our 24/7 HELPLINE at 1-800-647-9161 to speak to an advocate. Help is available.   In consultation and collaboration with the Summit County Health Department, Centers for Disease Control, Department of Human Services, and […]

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Each year, Peace House sponsors a domestic violence awareness event called, “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes”.   This men’s march against domestic violence attracts passionate marchers from as far away as Oklahoma.  This year, we had an amazing turn out of first responders from both Wasatch and Summit counties.  These folks know first hand about […]

For Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Missing From the Table

Missing from the Table Locations: Wasatch Library 465 East 1200 South Heber, UT 84032 Contact: Juan Lee Juan Lee <JLee@wasatch.utah.gov> Kamas Library 110 North Main Street, Kamas UT 84036 Lee Whiting lwhiting@summitcounty.org Heber Health Department 55 500 East Heber, UT 84032 Trudy Brereton <tbrereton@wasatch.utah.gov> Summit County Courthouse 60 North Main Street, Coalville UT 84017 Janna […]

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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