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Doves, Inc. began in 1980 by providing services to victims of domestic violence.  In response to the crisis caused by sexual assault, additional services were started in 1985.  As the reported incidents of domestic violence increased, the shelter opened it's doors to families in crisis in 1988.  Doves, Inc. was built by the compassion of a community and the commitment of volunteers.  Throughout the years, additions have been made to that solid foundation and the results are a growing staff and a shelter with the capacity to house sixteen.

SERVICES WE OFFER

  • Confidential 24-hour hotline  (434) 791-1400 (TTY)
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Crisis Intervention and Supportive Services for victims and their families.
  • Court Companion Program
  • Support Services and Crisis intervention for children
  • Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Support Groups

CONTACT US

Danville Office                                                      Halifax Office                          P.O.Box 2381                                                         P.O. Box 101                         Danville, VA 24541                                                  Halifax, VA 24558                               Phone: (434) 799-3683                                            Phone: (434) 476-8989                        Fax: (434) 799-0659                                                Fax: (434) 476-8996

Staff:

Petrina Carter ~ Executive Director

Michele Scott ~ Administrative Assistant

Rhonda Graves ~ Domestic Violence Coordinator

Sheila Jacobs ~ Sexual Assault Coordinator

Sander Wingate ~ Volunteer Coordinator

Kim Carson DV/SA Coordinator/Halifax

Domestic Violence Group Counseling - Every Thursday, 6:30pm-7:30pm.  Contact Rhonda Graves for more Information @ 434-799-3683.  

Sexual Assault Group Counseling - Every Monday,  6:30pm-7:30pm.  Contact Sheila Jacobs for more information @ 434-799-3683.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Group Counseling - Every Tuesday, 1pm-3pm. Contact Kim Carson in our Halifax office for more information. DV/SA Group Counseling is also held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, you may also contact Ms. Kim Carson for more information. 

Interested in volunteering for DOVES? Contact Sandy Wingate, Volunteer Coordinator @ 434-799-3683.


SERVING THE CITY OF DANVILLE PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY AND HALIFAX COUNTY