Refuge House knows that violence is a significant public health, human rights and human development issue across the globe. It burdens individuals, families, neighborhoods, organizations, cities and nations. But did you know that violence is preventable? That its impacts can be significantly reduced? Scientifically credible strategies suggest that supporting positive and nurturing relationships in multiple settings can drastically prevent violence.
Refuge House includes a Community Education and Training program which exists to enhance safe intervention and ongoing violence prevention through awareness, skills building and tool dissemination that identify and practice ways to create just, equitable and safe communities.