Come inside!

A comfortable, healing and emotionally supportive environment awaits you. Since 1984, The Doorways has provided lodging and support for referred patients and families who need to be close to the hospital but not far from the feeling of “home.”

About The Doorways

Generosity opens doors. And the financial gifts of our kind-hearted donors ensure our doors remain open 24/7, 365 days a year. Every dollar creates a sense of home for our guests in medical crisis and touches their lives in remarkable ways.

Fueled by “I will” power.

Raising a hand for a task can also lift spirits in times of uncertainty and need. Our selfless, enthusiastic volunteers are at the heart of our important mission, proving that it’s absolutely possible to love people we don’t know.


Recent News

  • Eat Burrito/Support The Doorways June 19th!

    Eat Burrito/Support The Doorways June 19th!

    FUNDRAISING NIGHT AT CARYTOWN CHIPOTLE Monday, June 19th, 2017 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Carytown Chipotle Address: 10 N Nansemond St Ste D, Richmond, VA 23221
  • Guest Stories: They get it.

    Guest Stories: They get it.

    Friends found far from home at The Doorways. When Linda and Ed C. of Fayetteville, Arkansas, pull their truck up to The Doorways after 16 hours on the road, they unload the comforts of home: Fuzzy blankets? Check. Favorite pillows? Check. Boom box for playing Elvis songs? Check. Ed’s been in and out of Richmond hospitals
  • Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Headline SAVOR 2017

    Celebrity Chef Marcus Samuelsson to Headline SAVOR 2017

    SAVOR 2017 has announced its headlining chef, and it’s none other than Chef Marcus Samuelsson, the winner of multiple James Beard Foundation Awards including Best Chef: New York City; in May 2016 he was inducted into the James Beard Foundation’s “Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America.” And he is the youngest person to