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COVE's Mission

The mission of Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters (COVE) is to provide shelter, protection and advocacy to all victims of domestic violence and sexual assault as well as to educate the communities on the root causes of violence.

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24 Hour Help & Support by Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters

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)

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Call for your appointment: 231.690-7921


Services we provide...

  • Emergency Shelter

  • Legal Advocacy
  • Housing Assistance

  • Safety Planning

  • Medical Advocacy

  • Group Support

  • Transportation Assistance

  • Crime Victim Compensation Assistance

  • SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examination) Unit
Welcome to COVE! 

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Please join COVE in raising awareness and funds to support DVAM by attending these upcoming events:
Dine to Dissolve Domestic Violence - 4-9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Blu Moon
Gong Show to Benefit COVE - 6-9 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25 at the Sandbar
Breakfast with Benefits partners with COVE - 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 26 at Barley and Rye

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For your convenience, we have a variety of giving options.

One Time Donation (Any amount is appreciated.)
Automatic Giving: monthly, quarterly or annually directly to COVE
Click on the picture above or contact our office: 231-843-2541
Payroll Deduction (Check with your employer,
they may also match your donation.)
In Memory/Honor Consider a donation to COVE when
choosing to give in memory of a loved one/friend or in honor
of a birthday, anniversary or other special reason\.

Check with your financial advisor regarding:
IRA or other Retirement Fund Proceeds
Transfer of appreciated stock
Estate Planning

*The new tax law doesn’t change the rules for

qualified charitable distributions,

which let people

older than 70 1/2 transfer up to $100,000 from their IRAs

to charity each year, and have it count as their RMD


being added to their

 adjusted gross income.


If you are in need of services related to Domestic Violence
or Sexual Assault, please CALL COVE: 800-950-5808.


Why Support COVE?
The mission of Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters (COVE) is to 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.

Your participation in COVE events helps to provide services to survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in our three county service area. Our Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner services extend outside of these three counties to meet the needs of survivors who choose to have a forensic exam.


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LOVE Our Donors!

Businesses, Organizations and Individuals in the communities we serve generously support COVE financially and with material goods, food, and of course - their time through volunteering.

The COVE Sexual Assault Nurse Examination (SANE) Program is supported in part by the Community Foundation of Mason County ( and the Daisy Marsh Reek Fund.

906 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431
Office 231-843-2541
Web Site provided by: Kaigin Development, LLC 
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