The P.E.E.R.S. For Hope House
An effective, short-term crisis respite program
The person-centered, engaging, empowering, recovery-oriented support
(P.E.E.R.S.) for Hope House is a non-clinical crisis respite program
where individuals can experience hope, safety and support during a
mental health crisis. This voluntary program offers housing and support
for up to nine individuals for approximately 3-5 days in a supportive
environment in which guests are responsible for their own participation
in wellness activities, skill building, meal preparation and
The program offers adults experiencing a mental health crisis another
alternative to traditional hospitalization to help individuals re-integrate
into their communities as quickly and effectively as possible.
The P.E.E.R.S. for Hope House believes that recovery is a unique,
personal journey undergirded by hope, self-actualization, coping skills,
social inclusion, supportive relationships, healthy attachments
and meaningful life roles.