Computer use can be monitored and difficult to hide. If you are in danger, please use a safer computer, call your local hotline, or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE

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Donations help fund the shelter and provide resources for day-to-day operations.

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… than a domestic violence shelter! We offer a help line, case management, counseling, assistance in finding housing, and legal advocacy.


Get Help

We are here for you during an Emergency

If things ever get so bad you have to flee your home for your own safety, call the crisis line. We’ll find you a place to stay — at our 28-bed emergency shelter or another safe place. DOVES staff are available 24/7 to assist you in meeting your needs.

Your health and wellness are important to us

We believe in providing holistic, compassionate and supportive referrals to meet your healthcare needs. We want you to have the information you need to make healthcare decisions that are best for you and your family.

Women’s Health Info

D.O.V.E.S. of Gateway

Providing domestic violence victims shelter and outreach in the Rowan County Kentucky area.


Help us by Donating.  Donations help fund the shelter and provide resources.

Wish List

Besides cash donations, we also appreciate household supplies.  Learn More!


Throughout each year there are volunteer opportunities. Ranging from Shop & Share to our annual auctions.  Click to learn how you can help.

Kid’s Gallery

DOVES of Gateway – Employment

DOVES of Gateway, An Equal Opportunity Employer, has immediate openings for part-time victim advocate positions. Victim Advocates 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 submit resume and cover letter via email to:

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DOVES of Gateway would like to thank all the community members, organizations, churches, agencies, and more that assisted in making 33 families very happy this holiday season. Due to the generosity of so many Santas, these families were able to enjoy a beautiful Christmas with their children and the magic of Christmas was seen at the DOVES shelter. Thank you again to all our donors and supporters. See MoreSee Less

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