“ At the House of Peace I am surrounded by wonderful women from all over the world. They have suffered so much, yet still they love life and care for each other.”
WHAT WE DO
The House of Peace is open 350 days of the year, on an average of
13 hours a day.
The House of Peace :
Provides a safe and loving home for 18 newcomer women for up
to 2 years
Initiates activities and programs that enhance self-confidence and interdependence
Promotes education and skills training
Encourages mentorship, collaboration and leadership
Creates networks and builds relationships
Offers space and collaborates with organizations that focus on
healing and reconciliation.
Houses a sacred place for prayer and reflection
Courtesy of University of Manitoba
The following programs are offered to the public at The House of Peace:
COCAINE ANONYMOUS meets 3 times a week.
AL-ANON meets weekly.
MANITOBA CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE DEAF gathers on Sunday.
WOMEN TRAPPED IN ABUSE meet regularly for “Peace of Mind”.
COUNSELING and STEP 5 SESSIONS are free and upon request.
SECULAR FRANCISCANS reach out to disenfranchised people.
ERITREAN YOUTH GROUP convenes Saturday for socialization and song.
FIRESIDES are developmental sessions that promote positive change.
WORKSHOPS and CULTURAL EVENTS occur throughout the year.