PeaceWorks' mission is to advocate for ALL survivors, their children and companion animals, of intimate partner violence/abuse, sexual assault, sex trafficking, teen dating violence and stalking. PeaceWorks' provides inclusive services for ALL, including crisis intervention, emergency shelter, culturally responsive and trauma informed advocacy, and local prevention and education to create social change.
Established in 1986, PeaceWorks, Inc. is a private 501 (c) (3) non-profit agency that provides shelter and support services for victims of relationship violence in 2,700 square miles of Park County and mountain Jefferson County. Home of the Safe Shelter, PeaceWorks has been recognized throughout its history for program excellence and community service. The agency is governed by a board of directors and staffed by 3 Client Advocates, 1 Crisis Advocate, Outreach Coordinator, a Grant Writer, Bookkeeper and Executive Director.
"I love it here - it is awesome! Everyone is nice, and it is beautiful and peaceful." - from a 10-year-old daughter of one of our clients.
"Thank you for the stability the shelter provided my family. If the shelter had not been available, we would have slept in the snow."
"Staying at the shelter was a life-changing experience for me. It allowed me to focus on goals and gave me a safe, secure place to heal."
"You have helped me to be more peaceful and to start to rebuild my life."
"The staff treated me and my kids not just as part of a group, but as part of a family."