Our Impact

Hear from Our Clients

Hear from our clients in their own words about the impact Doorways has had in their lives:

“When I think about all that me and my girls are today, all we give back, all we know, all we are on course to accomplish in life, I know we are making our community stronger. (…) The tools and life skills I learned thanks to the help I got years ago, matched with my strong desire to succeed, made all the difference.”

“Doorways really helped me get back on track. They opened those doors and created those opportunities. So, getting those keys and signing the lease, and having my own apartment, was just like a huge relief. I just was so excited to finally…have my own place and have a home to give my daughter.”

We have come a long way in rebuilding a safe, healthy home.

“Both my child and I have made tremendous progress with the help of Doorways. Considering that a year ago we were still experiencing domestic violence, we have come a long way in rebuilding a safe, healthy home environment. My child is still working with the after-effects, and so am I, but we’re doing so much.”

“It’s unbelievable how much support Doorways gives you. At the end of the day I know they have to go home, but it doesn’t feel like it.”

I have known so many people where the services given literally turns on the light for them when they are in a very dark place.

“I have known so many people where the services given literally turns on the light for them when they are in a very dark place. Helping support families through crisis, when things didn’t go according to plan is key in helping families long-term, because it shows them how to keep going. (…) It’s almost hard to describe, but that feeling that someone is looking out for you, with you, makes a tremendous difference when you are coming forward from crisis—especially when you have kids counting on you.”

I feel hopeful again.

“I feel hopeful again. I went from not having a plan to now having a list of objectives. I feel that my new resume better reflects who I am. I feel motivated again and grateful for the Doorways staff and their ability to take me further than I could on my own.”

“Just wanted to say thank you for all that you do for the families that come through this house. You made me feel and see the hope that was outside these walls. Thank you for connecting to me as a woman and giving my daughter so much love.”

“The words ‘thank you’ aren’t big. It’s like they don’t mean enough to express how grateful I am for everything that Doorways has done for me and my family, and given me… I think what I’m going to take from this is, it’s so much bigger than just ‘thanks.'”

 

 

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