Families are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population.

50% of the homeless in Arlington are families.

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Doorways for Women and Families believes that everyone deserves a safe home and the opportunity for a quality life.

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Together, we can prevent violence, end homelessness, and build brighter futures for thousands of families.

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Show You Believe in Doorways this Holiday Season - Make Your Year-End Gift Today!

This season, show you BELIEVE by donating to Doorways’ Year-End Campaign!

Who believed in you? When you needed advice, who did you turn to? Who were your role models? The people that help each of us along the way help shape our lives. Our mentors help us achieve the best possible life by believing in us. By making your gift during Doorways’ Year-End Campaign , you are offering this same gift of hope and belief to countless women, men and children at Doorways who are making their difficult journeys out of crises and on to bright futures.

Through Doorways, your support helps our most vulnerable neighbors achieve the following:
• 95 of 100 domestic violence survivors exit to safe situations;
• 80% of all our clients exit to safe housing;
• 93% of children with trauma receive counseling; and
• Two-thirds of clients reduce debt while at Doorways and three-fourths build savings.


Doorways President and CEO Caroline Jones Wins 2015 Brava Award Click here to learn more.

Arlington: Family Homelessness: Still a Major Problem. Decrease in numbers of homeless on the streets does not mean families are all housed. Click here to learn more.

Doorways Announces our expansion to provide emergency support services to survivors of sexual assault. Read our Press Release

Click here to access Doorways’ 2014 Annual Report!

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