DOVE, Inc.

PO Box 690267 Quincy MA 2669

Phone: (617) 770-4065
Hotline: (617) 471-1234


DOVE provides comprehensive support services to victims of domestic and dating violence – women and men, adults and teens. These services include a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, legal assistance, crisis intervention services, supportive education and counseling, support groups, and assistance accessing governmental and community-based services.

Further, DOVE conducts community outreach and education through presentations, workshops, and trainings, for health and social service providers, businesses, faith-based groups, community and civic groups, and others. DOVE also operates a prevention initiative, working presently with a number of high schools.

Finally, DOVE’s Neighborhood Organizing program seeks to engage individuals, local merchant, and community groups to actually change the norms around the use of violence with a goal of preventing violence.

24-hour Domestic violence hotline: 617-471-1234

Executive Director: Stephanie Flaherty, MSW
Development Director: Kathy Norris

Services Provided:

  • Shelter in a confidential, safe environment
  • Individual and group counseling
  • Legal advocacy
  • Workshops
  • Outreach and education services
  • Referrals


Dove, Inc. can only accept NEW clothing, bedding, and toys
Year-round needs:
paper towels
toilet tissue
cleaning products
new twin sheets and pillowcases
children’s shoes- all sizes

For more information about donations, visit the Dove, Inc. website or contact Kathy Norris at 617-770-4065.

Other Ways to Help: Visit the Dove, Inc. website to learn more about short- or long-term volunteering, hosting events at your church or other group, etc.

Newsletter: To receive a quarterly newsletter, contact Kathy at