Welcome to the Dove Center

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Mission

The Dove Center provides safety, advocacy, and counseling to individuals whose lives have been shattered by domestic violence and/or sexual assault, and strives to expand public awareness of those issues.

Vision

We will strive:
  • To provide empathic, effective counseling and education, with the goal of having every client live free from abuse after leaving the program.
  • To emphasize innovation in the delivery of our services in an effort to reach as many victims as possible.
  • To create a community that recognizes and acknowledges domestic violence and sexual assault, and holds offenders accountable, thereby upholding victims' rights.
  • To change attitudes and beliefs which condone domestic violence and sexual assault, so as to prevent such crimes from occurring.

Values

Safety:
We place the physical, mental, and emotional security and well being of our clients and staff ahead of all other considerations.

Healing:
We provide services aimed at effective recovery in all of our treatment programs and interventions.

Individualized Client Service:
We match our array of services to the appropriate needs of our clients, and to the program standards set forth by our State guidelines.

Teamwork:
We rely on effective partnerships inside and outside of the Dove Center to lift our performance to a higher level.

Fiscal Responsibility:
We exercise appropriate diligence in caring for the resources and assets placed in trust with us.