The DOVES® program assists victims of late-life Domestic Violence (ages 50+) overcome the unique challenges older victims face in attempting to protect themselves and leave their abusers.

The Area Agency on Aging DOVES Program and our ElderFriends Board gratefully acknowledges our 2013 Iron and Art in the Desert sponsors. Because of the generosity of these committed businesses and individuals, the DOVES program, benefitting victims of late-life domestic violence and elder abuse, is able to play a vital role in the quality of life in our community.


The Area Agency on Aging DOVES® program
gratefully acknowledges our annual Book Signing Sponsors:

ResCare Homecare

Craig Mernitz Re/Max Fine Properties

First Western Trust Arizona

We also give special thanks to our 2013 Authors:

Tom Ambrose

Elizabeth Bruening Lewis, PhD

Dr. Alexander B. White, MD

To our venue host, Lee Bronson and the Wallace Desert Gardens,
our thanks and congratulations for an unparalleled afternoon.


To view a short video on the DOVES® program and some of its success stories click here.

Services Available:
* Case Management
* Support Group Meetings
* Crisis Intervention                                                           *
 Emergency, Transitional & Interim Housing
* Job Readiness & Search 
* Transportation 
* Application Assistance with SS, SSD, SSI, FS, HUD, and DES 
* Food, Clothing, and Toiletries as Needed

For more information you can visit

Call the 24-Hour Senior HELP LINE  for more information:  (602) 264-4357 (HELP).

Services provided through the DOVES® program are made possible thanks to contributions from caring individuals, organizations, and businesses in our community.

The DOVES® program is made possible thanks to funding and in-kind support from the following generous donors. 

"DOVES is funded in part by the generous financial support from BHHS Legacy Foundation, which is an Arizona charitable organization whose philanthropic mission is to enhance the quality of life and health of those it serves."

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