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We offer a helpline, case management, counseling, assistance in finding housing and legal advocacy.

Do you feel like you want to donate or contribute to DOVES but you don't have the extra cash or items to do so? Well now all you have to do is continue to shop at Kroger and use your Kroger rewards card. If you have a Kroger rewards card you can sign up for the community rewards. Use DOVES of Gateway's organization # 15920 and we will receive a portion of your total spending each quarter!
Simply log into your account at krogercommunityrewards.com. Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number. Update or confirm your information. Enter DOVES of Gateway's number (15920) or enter DOVES of Gateway, select DOVES of Gateway from list and click on confirm.
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We want to thank Charlotte Mullins for taking time to meet with some of our residents about financial education. We appreciate the time you dedicated to our ladies!! ... See MoreSee Less

Charlotte Mullins - State Farm Agent - teaches survivors about credit building at D.O.V.E.S. of Gateway, Inc. in Morehead. KCADV is proud to enlist the help of State Farm agents!

DOVES of Gateway, An Equal Opportunity Employer, has an opening for the following full-time position for immediate hire. Position will provide direct services to victims of domestic violence to ensure that their rights are recognized and addressed according to Kentucky’ Crime Victims Bill of Rights (KRS 421.500), and federal mandates according to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) within a trauma informed care model. Interested applicants should summit resume and cover letter via email to resumes@dovesofgateway.org, fax: 606-784-2622, or mail to PO Box 1012 Morehead, KY 40351 by March 15, 2017.

Victim Advocate (Full-Time Position)
Duties
- Performs admission paperwork and reviews shelter rules with new residents.
- Provides direct services to shelter residents, including facilitation of group meetings and individual counseling, case plans, and safety plans.
- Answers shelter phone lines.
- Answers Crisis Hotline
- Assures that resident records are in order, correctly documented and maintained.
- Advocates for residents with other entities to ensure residents’ rights are protected.
- Makes referrals to resource providers.
- Provides transportation for residents. Pick up and document donations.
- Maintains upkeep on appliances and shelter property. Makes appropriate referrals for shelter needs.
- Assists victims in completing emergency protective order petitions
Requirements
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field; previous experience with victims preferred.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- An ability to use good judgment, tact, diplomacy, and compassion.
- Good interpersonal, organizational, oral, and written skills.
- Knowledge of community resources.
- Must be willing to submit to Background Check and Drug Screening.
- Must have a Kentucky driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record.
- Strong leadership skills
- Must be certified in first aid every three years and blood-borne pathogens yearly.
- Must complete domestic violence certification within one year of hire.
- Must be willing to work flexible hours.
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DOVES would like to thank the 3rd Floor Central Nurse's Station from St. Claire Hospital for hosting a coat drive and providing a generous donation of coats to the DOVES Shelter. We appreciate their kindness and support. ... See MoreSee Less

We would like to thank Melanie Jarvis for the drive she held for us. She was able to get over $1,000 in books from Usborne Books and More for the shelter ... See MoreSee Less

DOVES of Gateway, An Equal Opportunity Employer, has openings for full and part-time positions for immediate hire. Positions will provide direct services to victims of domestic violence to ensure that their rights are recognized and addressed according to Kentucky’ Crime Victims Bill of Rights (KRS 421.500), and federal mandates according to the Victims of Crime Act within a trauma informed care model. Learn More!