Victims, friends or family members can call our free 24-hour crisis line 1-800-221-4361 any time, day or night, seven days a week. There will always be an advocate ready to answer questions, assists with safety planning or offer referrals. Language interpretation, hearing impaired, and TDD services are available.
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.
We can Provide Assistance Through the Legal Process
A legal Advocate is available to help you find your way through the legal system, file an emergency protective order, accompany you to court, and provide emotional support during legal hearings.
We provide Individual and Group Counseling for our residents
DOVES staff realizes that an individual responds to and heals from traumatic events in their own way. Our staff is trained in a way to provide support and information that allows individuals to take control of their lives. We offer Individualized case management and group counseling with topics such as: basic living skills, self-esteem, and dynamics of domestic violence, safety planning, parenting, financial education, conflict resolution skills, healthy relationships, and job readiness.