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 […]

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2019

  Domestic Violence Awareness Month Domestic Violence Awareness Month evolved from the “Day of Unity” held in October 1981 and conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The “Day of Unity” soon evolved into a week, and in October of 1987, the first National Domestic Violence Awareness Month was observed. In 1989 Congress passed Public […]

Peace House Presents at the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference

Veronica A. Fajardo, CSC is a Bilingual Therapist at Peace House and works with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.  She provides individual therapy and leads support groups for parents and families on nonviolent parenting.  She also leads groups for incarcerated men and women who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse.  Veronica […]