As the need for our services escalates, and the cost to provide those services rises, we will need more support from our community in this pivotal time of year.
“Linley Beckbridge, director of Communications and Advocacy at Doorways, which provides shelter to survivors of domestic violence, says the number of adults and children they have checked into the shelter has doubled within the last five years.
‘Domestic violence is on the rise,’ Beckbridge said. ‘As Arlington’s only provider of safehousing — emergency shelter for survivors and their children in imminent danger due to domestic violence — it is critical that Doorways expands our capacity to meet the growing need.'”