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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

People marching in Park City to end domestic violence for the Peace House

Last year, I was able to participate in my first “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event in Park City. The event is part of a national men’s march to bring awareness to domestic violence and other issues woman face. The event is meant to be playful as we address these serious issues. There is […]

April Awareness Activities

Events Recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness, Child Abuse Prevention Awareness and Crime Victims Rights Week Please look out for the pinwheel gardens.  You can snap a picture and share! Monday, April 1 Pinwheel Garden planting at the City Library in Park City and Kamas, the county building on Marsac, and pinwheel pots in Heber Library and […]

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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