Imagine a world where all children are safe and treated equitably with respect.
Can you imagine what the world would look like when these children grow up?
Peer Solutions was founded in 1996.
Mission: Kids teaching kids to make the world a better place
Our vision is a world where everyone is safe, and treated equitably with respect (SER). This is a world free from harm to self, others, animals, and the planet.
Peer Solutions offers a Trauma Informed Primary Prevention (TIPP) model designed to redirect resources spent on crisis intervention to investing in the health and well-being of families, schools, workplaces, governments, and communities.
Peer Solutions serves 9 sites weekly in Central and South Phoenix and Tempe, Arizona. We have 15 sites on our waiting list and support volunteer programming in South Dakota and Washington State.
During the 2017/2018 school year, Peer Solutions served 12,878 youth and 1,163 adults supported by 88 school, community, business, and funding partners.
Programming is youth led , year-round, open to all identities and abilities, and developed with evidence based strategies across the social ecology.
Weekly lunch meetings and after-school and summer peer training and workshops,
Monthly coalition meetings and campus-wide outreach campaigns,
Quarterly service projects and Mesa Nights - Peer led programming for youth and families addressing Traumatic Brain Injury
Ongoing Bi-annual Days at the Capitol, annual events, and local/national workshops.
Peer Solutions 8 minute documentary