Dove House Advocacy Services offers a variety of services to those who are currently experiencing or have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault or general crime. All services are free and confidential*.
*Dove House staff and volunteers are mandatory reporters by law.
_In cases of child abue or neglect, a report must be made to DCFS
_In cases when a person makes homicidal or suicidal statements and/or threats, the target of the threat and law enforcement must be notified.
_In cases of elder abuse or neglect Washington Department of Aging must be notified.
24-Hour Hotline 360 385-5291
The 24-hour, confidential hotline may be the easiest way to access services. You will immediately be put in contact with a trained advocate who is available to listen, answer questions, and give referrals. If you are in immediate danger CALL 9-1-1.
You don't have to be in crisis to call.
Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - Noon, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Upon arrival you will meet with an advocate who can assist you with your needs. Appointments can be made at 360 385-5292.
Confidential support groups for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Call 360 385-5292 for info and to register.
Changing Patterns: 12 week women's psycho- education group for survivors of abuse.
Connections: 12 week women's psycho- education group on shame resilience, based on the work
of Brene Brown. (prereq. Changing Patterns)
Thrive: 10 week women's or men's psycho-education group
for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Emergency support, safety planning, shelter and housing referrals.
Short-term trauma focused therapy services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and incest, and to their significant others. Individual, group, and family counseling are available for both adults and children.
Prevention/Community Education Program
Workshops, professional trainings, and general presentations in order to raise awareness and educate the community about domestic violence, sexual assault and general crime issues. We teach medical professionals, chemical dependancy professionals, school staff, court personnel and law enforcement officers through specialized trainings. We visit churches, businesses, and schools, community groups, social service providers, and many others. These presentations are adapted to fit the special needs of the community group requesting the speaker.
Youth Prevention and Education Program
Healthy Relationship groups at the local high schools.
Call Dove House Advocacy Services to learn more about our education to end violence and to schedule a presentation for your school or community group.360-385-5292.
In an Emergency
If you are afraid for your safety CALL 9-1-1.
Tell the dispatcher your life is in danger and you need help immediately.
If you can’t get to a phone to call 9-1-1, LEAVE. The first thing you should do is put yourself out of harm’s way and get to a safe place or a public place where others can see you.
Provides temporary shelter through a confidential emergency shelter program for victims who cannot safely remain in their homes due to violence. Services include food, clothing and other necessities, individual advocacy as well as legal, medical and social service agency advocacy and support groups.
Transitional Living Program
Housing for domestic violence survivors who have made significant progress in self-sufficiency plans, and who are no longer in imminent danger from their abuser.
Advocacy Based Counseling
Advocacy-based counseling is available to all survivors or non-offending family members who have been affected by domestic violence and/or sexual assault and is provided by a qualified and experienced advocate specifically trained in the areas of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Assistance for abused children, non-offending family members, and the professionals dedicated to the intervention, investigation, prosecution, and treatment options related to child abuse cases. Children and teens may be victims of abuse and/or neglect, or may have witnessed a serious crime.
Crime Victime Services
Advocacy services for victims of general crime. Assistance with compensation from Crime Victim funds.
Immediate support with Protection Orders, police reports and court proceedings.
Personal support through medical exams following an incident of rape, sexual assault, or domestic violence.
Social Service Advocacy
Help navigating social service agencies, such as Child Protective Services, DSHS, and the Housing Authority.
Children in the Middle Class
A court ordered workshop for divorcing or separated parents to explore the impact of parent separation on children. $45.00 fee.
All of our services are free and we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, disability, pregnancy, national origin, age, gender, ethnicity, income, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other bias prohibited by law.