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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pinwheels for child abuse prevention at the Peace House in Park City, Utah

Look for Pinwheel Gardens in Kamas and Park City and Pinwheel Pots in Heber.  April celebrates three important awareness themes.  Sexual Assault Awareness month which is represented with teal, Child Abuse Prevention month which is represented with blue and Victims of Crime Rights week which is represented with pink.  We have brought these three themes […]

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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