Established in 1986, PeaceWorks, Inc. is a private 501 (c) (3) nonprofit agency that provides emergency shelter, advocacy and support services, and a 24/7 crisis hotline for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and other relationship crimes. The agency's mission is to "inspire healing, hope and harmony within families and communities affected by relationship violence" in its 2,700 square mile encompassing all of Park County and the mountain communities of Jefferson County.
- EmerEmergency shelter for victims of relationship crime
- SafePets program for pets and livestock belonging to shelter residents
- Confidential 24/7 crisis hotline for victims of relationship crime
- Empowerment Services for residential and non-residential clients
- Mountain Peace Boutique & Resale Shoppe in downtown Bailey
- PeaceWORKS Volunteer Program
Residential clients receive the following services and commodities: crisis intervention, shelter for adults, children and pets, pet care assistance, food, personal care items, career and family clothing and household items, Victims Compensation assistance, financial assistance, court and legal appointment accompaniment, justice system and personal advocacy, transportation assistance, personalized short and long term goal setting, medical/dental/optical/mental health referrals and assistance, life skills training, employment and housing assistance, parenting education, budget planning and financial management education, assistance with TANF, food stamps and public aide, as well as innovative empowerment services.
Non-residential clients are eligible for services that include crisis intervention, assistance with TANF, food stamps and public aide, emergency financial assistance for in-flight survivors, Victims Compensation assistance, life skills training, employment and housing assistance, parenting education, budget planning and financial management education, information and referral services, and other services as needed.
PeaceWorks' administrative offices and the Mountain Peace Boutique & Resale Shoppe are located in downtown Bailey next to the Knotty Pine at 60615 US Hwy 285.