By BriAnn Harvey
Mason Times staff writer
MASON – End Violent Encounters, otherwise known as EVE, provides shelter and supportive services for the victims of domestic violence while seeking to end the violence through public awareness and community education. EVE is a non-profit organization that provides services to shelter and non-shelter residents of Ingham County. EVE was the first domestic violence program in Lansing and was founded on Dec. 15, 1977, by Diane Windischman. EVE offers free and confidential programs which include a 24-hour crisis line, a 365-day shelter, advocacy, counseling, a personal protection order office, children’s services, community education, dating violence prevention education, court advocacy, and a domestic violence support unit.