Our Mission

Quaker House is a manifestation of the Friends’ Peace Testimony. Based in Fayetteville, NC, home of Ft. Bragg, Quaker House provides counseling and support to service members who are questioning their role in the military; educates them, their families, and the public about military issues; and advocates for a more peaceful world.

Our Programs

Recent Highlights

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Conscientious Objectors in Today’s Military

Conscientious Objectors in Today’s Military

On June 8, 2021, we hosted a panel discussion with five amazing individuals. The recording is available below. Our GI Rights Hotline Counselors led a discussion with these five service members about the experiences that led them to apply for discharge as conscientious...

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The Quaker House Peace Race!

The Quaker House Peace Race!

We want to race to peace, and we invite you to join us virtually! The last week of October, design your own 5K or 100 yard run/dash/walk and run it in your location. We would love it if you include place(s) that speak to you of peace and/or social justice (peace for...

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Conscientious Objectors’ Panel

Conscientious Objectors’ Panel

Every month, Quaker House takes approximately 300 calls on the GI Rights Hotline from people having issues with military membership. These callers want help and information. Some seek discharge from the military because their consciences will not allow them to fight...

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“Raise the Next Generation Gently”

“Raise the Next Generation Gently”

National Guard staging in Fayetteville, NC, in anticipation of protests after murder of George Floyd. Recently a young soldier called us from Ft. Benning, Georgia. Like many, he contracted the coronavirus during his first couple of weeks in basic training and was sent...

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Quaker House of Fayetteville NC
Quaker House of Fayetteville NC

Thanksgiving for Quaker House: In 2017, we began advocating for Joshua Eisenhauer, who was in prison with inadequate mental healthcare after being sentenced for an offense that was clearly due to him disassociating from reality because of his severe PTSD. We learned that there were...

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Love this photo of one of the groups who participated in our inaugural 5K Peace Race. Thanks @bill_oc, Eno River Friends, and Durham Friends! https://t.co/uI3jJlKStk

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