Your support makes it possible to help women, men and children escape the traumatic experiences of domestic violence and homelessness. But your commitment does so much more; it lets us invest in the long-term safety and stability of those we serve with therapies, resources and skills that transform lives.  It takes women, men and children beyond shelter and onto brighter futures with counseling, financial education, legal advocacy, employment assistance, children’s mental healthcare and more.

Meet Ana

11 years ago, Ana reached out to Doorways after almost a decade of abuse. With two daughters, 3 and 7, in need of her support, Ana knew she had to leave, as the risk for staying grew greater everyday. When she finally called our 24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline, every shelter bed in our Safehouse was full.  Thankfully, we had space in our HomeStart Program. Click here to read more…

You’ve Got Questions:
Why Doorways?
Where Does My Money Go?
How Can I Give?
How Can an Individual or Business Help Year-Round?

Why Doorways?

A Sound Investment:

  • For every $1.00 we receive, $.83 goes directly to support the women, children and families we serve.

  • Recipient of the 2009 Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management for financial health, as well as organizational efficiency and capacity.

  • Selected 4 years in a row as one of the Catalogue for Philanthropy’s charities.

  • Recipient of the 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating 6 years in a row.

Together, these practices have created a winning formula for innovative client service delivery that leads most families served by Doorways from crisis to stability. 

Where Does My Money Go?

How Can I Give?

To make a donation via mail, please make check payable to Doorways for Women and Families and mail to:

PO Box 100185
Arlington, VA 22210

To make a donation online using our safe and secure system, click here

How Can an Individual or Business Help Year-Round?

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Spring 2012 Newsletter

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Attend a Brighter Futures Tour

The Brighter Futures Tours illustrate the mission and services of Doorways, as well as showcase the Freddie Mac Foundation Family Home. 

Learn more and sign-up for a tour.

Items We Urgently Need

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