About Us

Contact Our Staff

Doorways provides shelter and services to individuals and families in Arlington, Virginia. Not in Arlington? Please see alternative resources here.

If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse in our community, we encourage you to call Arlington’s 24-hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline at 703-237-0881 for resources and support. Please see our Get Help page to learn more.

Please call 911 if you are experiencing a life-threatening situation.

If you or someone you know is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in our community, please see our Get Help page.

Main Contact Information

(703) 504-9400 (phone)
(703) 522-4338 (fax)

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 100185
Arlington, VA 22210

Executive Staff

Diana Ortiz, M.Ed., LPC, President and CEO
(703) 504-9272

Joy Myers, Chief Development Officer
(703) 504-9290

Keri Thomas, LCSW​, Deputy Director of Programs & Clinical Services
(703) 504-9274

Susan Wasem, Human Resources Director
(703) 504-9287

Tracy Carney, Finance Director
(703) 504-9295

Development & Communications Staff

Contact our team about how you can make an impact through individual and family giving, corporate and workplace giving, donating items, hosting fundraisers benefiting Doorways, grant funding, and more:

Joy Myers, Chief Development Officer
(703) 504-9290 or JMyers@DoorwaysVA.org

Anna MacNiven, Development Associate (In-Kind Donations)
(703) 504-9291 or AMacNiven@DoorwaysVA.org

AnDeneen Baldwin, Ed.S., Leadership Giving Manager (Major Donors & Foundation Giving)
(703) 504-9403 or ABaldwin@DoorwaysVA.org

Jami Fancher, Community Partnership and Events Manager
(703) 504-9289 or JFancher@DoorwaysVA.org

For questions about communications, press, community outreach, or this website:

Linley Beckbridge, Communications and Outreach Director
(703) 504-9283 or LBeckbridge@DoorwaysVA.org

Emily C. McGarry
Communications and Outreach Intern

Volunteer Program

Claire Crane, Volunteer Resources Manager
(703) 504-9284 or CCrane@DoorwaysVA.org
(703) 522-4338 (fax)

Contacting the Programs

Domestic & Sexual Violence Programs
Services include safehouse, hospital accompaniment, counseling, and more
24-hour hotline: (703) 237-0881
Call 911 if you are experiencing a life-threatening situation.

Freddie Mac Foundation Family Home
(703) 907-0022
Please note that shelter beds are prioritized for Arlington, VA residents, and access to Doorways’ Freddie Mac Foundation Family Home* and other Arlington homeless shelters is provided through Arlington County’s Centralized Access System (CAS). Learn more.

Court Advocacy Program
(703) 244-5165

HomeStart Supportive Housing Program
(703) 504-9400