The Faye Peterson House is a program of Crisis Homes Inc., a registered, non-profit organization that has been in operation since 1983. The ongoing support given to the House by individuals and groups is gratefully acknowledged. By working together we can end violence against survivors/women and their children.
The Faye Peterson House is a supportive place where a survivor/woman can consider all their options and make decisions for themselves. Faye Peterson Transition House offers:
Safe and secure shelter for survivors/ women and children who have left or leaving abusive situations
24 hour, 7 days a week crisis line and counsellors
Emergency clothing forsurvivors/women and their children
Information and referrals
Education on violence against survivors/women. Speakers available upon request.
Crisis Homes Inc.
Six principles of Interpersonal Mindfulness…
The 6 Principles
OPENNESS – v. – To unfold or expand, as a blossom, so as to reveal the interior.
EMPATHY – n. – The power of understanding and imaginatively entering into another person’s feelings.
COMPASSION – n. – A sense of deep empathy combined with a strong desire to alleviate another’s suffering.
LOVING-KINDNESS – ”A boundless kind of love that softens the heart and can be compared to the sun, the moon, or the stars, as it shines on all living beings without distinction, separation, or prejudice” – Elisha Goldstein
SYMPATHETIC JOY – “Learning to feel joy for others can help transform our own suffering and self-centeredness into joy. ” – author unknown
EQUANIMITY – n. – Mental or emotional stability or composure esp. under tension or strain; calmness; equilibrium.
Here is a list of our Sister Shelters in northern Ontario & Aboriginal Shelters of Ontario