Support survivors of domestic violence this NWA Gives Day!
*Like many other victim service organizations, Peace at Home Family Shelter experienced a loss of funding due to cuts from the Victims of Crime Act funding.
Donate today to support life-saving services and your generous gift will be matched! Donations provide emergency shelter, housing assistance, counseling support, and more to survivors of domestic violence and their children.*
*This match is being generously provided by the Impressions Online Boutique to support services for survivors in our community.*
About Peace at Home:
Founded in 1977 by a group of community members, Peace at Home was the very first domestic violence shelter in the state of Arkansas. our programs include an emergency safe shelter, legal services, counseling, support groups, and housing assistance to any adult and child experiencing domestic violence. All services are confidential and free of charge for survivors of domestic violence and their children. Each year, Peace at Home supports over 1,000 individuals in the community as they seek safety and independence.
To empower survivors to thrive by nurturing their self-determination and courage; and to promote healthy relationships and compassionate communities through education, outreach, and advocacy.
Peace at Home's 2021 Impact:
- Safe shelter to 75 adults and 76 children escaping violence, totaling 6,238 nights of safe shelter.
- Housing assistance to 160 families in our community.
- Legal services to 537 families, including divorce and child custody representation and assistance with obtaining orders of protection.
- Counseling services to 92 survivors of domestic violence.
- A listening ear and assistance to 1,205 crisis calls received through our hotline.
$12,500 total amount of thrift store vouchers given to clients.
Hear from a past Peace at Home Client:
"As I look back on my journey to becoming free from the cycle of abuse and trauma, I recognize with deep gratitude that I wouldn’t be here without your services. My life is full of all the joy all the time even when life gets difficult because I was supported by so many loving humans that believed I had value. Thank you for valuing me, for giving me a safe space to grow and become my most authentic self."
Because of you and your support, our clients feel valued and safe. Change a life today by giving to Peace at Home Family Shelter and your donation will be MATCHED by the Impressions Online Boutique.