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24 Hour Crisis Line
1-800-950-5808

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
TTY: 1-800-787-3224

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Welcome to COVE!

COVE empowers women and changes lives inMason, Lake and Oceana Counties. Volunteers are always needed, goods, donations and all monies raised stay right here in rural Michigan. Make a difference today for the children of tomorrow. When the power of love overcomes the love of power, there will be peace.

The mission of Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters (COVE) isto provide shelter, protection and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault as well as to educate the community on the root causes of violence. Services are provided in Mason, Lake and Oceana counties to men, women and their children.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN MICHIGAN

• In a single day in 2014, Michigan domestic violence programs provided services to 2,492 victims/survivors.

• In 2009, 103,331 incidents of domestic violence were reported to Michigan police. Many others went unreported.

• Over half of domestic violence homicides in Michigan are committed with guns.

• An estimated 18.2% of Michigan women will experience stalking in their lifetimes.

DID YOU KNOW?

• 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the United States have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner.

• On a typical day, domestic violence hotlines receive approximately 21,000 calls, approximately 15 calls every minute.

• Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime.

• The presence of a gun in the home during a domestic violence incident increases the risk of homicide by at least 500%.

• 72% of all murder-suicides involve an intimate partner; 94% of the victims of these crimes are female.



Services we provide...


  • Emergency Shelter

  • Housing Services

  • Community Education

  • Crisis Center

  • Support Groups 



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Domestic Violence Counts
2015 Michigan Data summary
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Date: 3/15/2017
COVE
906 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431
Office 231-843-2541
Web Site provided by: Kaigin Development, LLC 
@COVELudington
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