Peace House Inc.
257 Mt. Prospect Avenue
Newark, NJ - 07104
Peace House Inc. provides a temporary shelter for women who are homeless, released from substance abuse treatment programs or justice system. Women who are ready to make the transition to self-sufficiency and become productive members of society. Peace House Inc. is an eight bedroom home that house up to 12 women in the city of Newark, NJ. These women will be able to take the necessary steps towards enhancing and developing positive lifestyles along with moving towards independence.
A typical stay for a family at the shelter is about 23 days; some stay longer, some leave earlier. About 92% of those women leaving the shelter are able to achieve emotional and economic independence from their perpetrator and begin their lives anew.