Contact Us

Doorways is a community-based nonprofit providing shelter and services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as youth and families experiencing homelessness. Through the generosity of our partners and supporters, we help our most vulnerable neighbors survive crisis, rebuild their lives, and achieve brighter futures.

Whether you need help or are seeking opportunities to join us, contact us today!

Need Help?

If you or someone you know is seeking support due to domestic or sexual violence, please call Arlington’s 24-hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline at (703) 237-0881. If you’re experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911. Through the hotline, an advocate can connect you wit free and confidential crisis support, information, and referrals. See our Get Help page to learn more.

If you or someone you know is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in our community, please see our Get Help page. Access to Doorways’ Family Home and other Arlington homeless shelters is provided through Arlington County’s Centralized Access System (CAS).

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Administrative Offices

Main Phone: (703) 504-9400

Main Fax: (703) 522-4338

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

Volunteer Program

Claire Crane, Volunteer Resources Specialist
(703) 504-9284 or


Domestic & Sexual Violence Programs
Arlington’s 24-hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline: (703)237-0881
Call 911 if you are experiencing a life-threatening situation.
Not in Arlington? See national, regional, and more local resources here.

Court Advocacy Program
(703) 244-5165

Prevention Program
(626) 671-5579

Freddie Mac Foundation Family Home
(703) 907-0022

HomeStart Supportive Housing Program
(703) 504-9400

Development and Fundraising

Contact our team to learn how you can make an impact through individual and family givingcorporate and workplace givingdonating items, hosting fundraisers benefiting Doorways, grant funding, and more:

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

AnDeneen Baldwin, Ed.S., Leadership and Foundation Giving Manager
(703) 504-9403 or

Jami Fancher, Community Partnership and Events Manager
(703) 504-9289 or

Anna MacNiven, Development and Data Specialist (In-Kind Donations)
(703) 504-9291 or


For questions about Doorways, this website, or to request more information or media interviews:

Linley Beckbridge, Communications and Outreach Director
(703) 504-9283 or