Shalom House provides holistic recovery for men with any life controlling issues


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Wazza at his desk

Out of Peter’s painful experiences, came a strong desire to help others who were going through similar trauma.

Peter set out to help men, who required intensive attention and support to overcome deeply entrenched behaviours and addictions that made their lives unmanageable. It became clear before long that a live-in restoration program was required to restore these damaged lives.

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The first Shalom House

In 2012, Peter opened a safe house, where men with life-controlling issues could voluntarily take up residence and be guided towards a comprehensive restoration of their lives, by someone who truly understands what they are going through. It started with one resident and 4 years later, rose to up to 60 residents living in eight houses under the ‘Shalom House’ banner. Shalom Harried couples prog
ram where we have both partners who reside at Shalom as part of our couples program including the children, helping to bring restoration not only to the individual and the relationship but also to the whole family unit. As future need arises, more houses will be opened progressively


This has become a residential facility for men and Families whose lives have been overtaken by life controlling issues such as alcohol and drug addiction. Men and families who need to build long term changes into their lives, in order to emerge as functioning members of society and leave the life controlling issues well and truly in their past. For this purpose, Shalom House offers a live-in facility located in the scenic Swan valley of WA. Men and families who meet the criteria and who are ready to embrace serious change in their lives, can commit to the program for a 12 month period to undergo a restoration process in the safety of a disciplined and controlled environment.