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Men are central to DOVE’s work

One in four women experiences violence at the hands of a man

Drama dock raises money for DOVE

Audience members watching performances of “The Odd Couple-Female Version” were invited to donate.

Vashon’s DOVE Project will benefit from Pearl Jam initiative

Iconic Seattle band Pearl Jam has been in the news recently after raising nearly $11 million to fight homelessness through its Home Shows Initiative this… Continue reading

DOVE Project to relocate to new office in town this month

The DOVE Project, the island’s domestic violence agency, is moving into a new home in town this month. For the last several weeks, DOVE staff… Continue reading

Leadership changes underway at DOVE

Vashon’s DOVE Project, the island’s domestic violence agency, is in the midst of transition, as Executive Director Betsey Archambault is stepping down this summer after… Continue reading

DOVE moves to interim office space

The DOVE Project, the island’s domestic violence agency, has moved out of its offices at Courthouse Square and will be working on a mobile basis… Continue reading

COMMENTARY: What does DOVE stand for?

When I write for the Beachcomber, typically my aim is to provoke a few chuckles, but today, I’d like to raise the visibility of an… Continue reading

DOVE’s services grow in response to range of community needs

Six years ago this spring, islanders launched The DOVE Project, Vashon’s domestic violence organization, which has grown exponentially since then and served 400 percent more… Continue reading

DOVE to offer Green Dot ‘bystander training’

Twice this month The DOVE Project will offer free trainings to help reduce violence and hostility on the island. The domestic violence agency will provide… Continue reading

Second DOVE safety forum meeting Wednesday

The DOVE Project will hold a second forum this afternoon around the topic of safety and how it intersects with alcohol, drugs and sexual violence.… Continue reading

DoVE Project to hold safety forum Wednesday evening

A public forum on making the island and its bars safer, especially for women, will meet Wednesday evening. The gathering is intended for members of… Continue reading

DoVE Project begins Teen Council program at high school

With help from Vashon's domestic violence awareness organization, six Vashon High School students are taking on the responsibility of educating their peers about sexual health and relationships through a Planned Parenthood program called Teen Council.

COMMENTARY: DoVE Project opens dialogue about family violence, Title IX and sexual harassment

There has been a lot in the news lately both locally and nationally regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment and bullying. These are complex issues, and many islanders have been reaching out to The DoVE Project with questions and concerns. As advocates for social change, we'd like to begin a dialogue to address your questions and concerns and explain how we can and cannot help.

DoVE Project, VoV, Friends of Mukai among local organizations expecting successes in 2016

t’s that time of year again, the time when we promise ourselves to make, and keep, our New Year’s resolutions. Most of us will pick resolutions like losing weight, eating healthy, exercising more or just being happier, healthier people.

Participate with DoVE during national Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is nationwide Domestic Violence Action Month (DVAM). The original purpose of DVAM was to connect domestic violence advocates around the country and region, but as the month has gained more attention, it has expanded to involve everyone interested in learning about domestic violence, reporting instances and breaking the cycle of violence.

DoVE now offers a free legal clinic

Vashon’s anti-domestic violence organization, the DoVE Project, recently expanded its services to offer a free legal clinic for survivors of domestic violence

DoVE hosts evening of comedy for serious cause

Seattle’s first lady of comedy Peggy Platt will headline the DoVE Project’s second annual comedy night “Laughter is the Best Medicine” at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Open Space for Arts & Community.

The DoVE Project begins teen outreach with dating abuse workshops

In an effort to address the issues of abuse and violence in teen relationships, Vashon’s anti-domestic violence organization, The DoVE Project, will host free workshops for both middle and high schoolers next week.

DoVE director works to fight taboos | Welcome Vashon Interview

The place where Betsey Archambault finds herself now — holding her daughter Emerson in her lap and a new puppy at her feet in her farmhouse overlooking Colvos passage — seems as they say “a far cry” from her life overseas.

Growing DoVE Project begins group for male survivors of domestic violence

The DoVE Project will begin a new group for male survivors of domestic violence, filling what the nonprofit says is a significant need on the island.