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.

Volunteer

Recent News

  • “I would be lost without a place like this.”

    “I would be lost without a place like this.”

    When Michelle A. has had enough of spending eight-hour days at the hospital and stressing over her daughter’s hemoglobin levels, she escapes to The Doorways’ kitchen. There, she fires up the stove, pops in her earbuds and “vegges out” to a playlist of Kyle Eastwood’s soothing jazz. “People need escapes,” Michelle says, “especially when they’re
  • Volunteer Spotlight: Junior League of Richmond

    Volunteer Spotlight: Junior League of Richmond

    Dinner with friends For the Junior League of Richmond, volunteering at The Doorways is a can’t-miss commitment Lauren Fisher White had no trouble finding 17 fellow Junior League of Richmond members to volunteer at The Doorways on Dec. 20 — even so close to Christmas. Spending an evening with The Doorways guests is a popular
  • “Look at what you did!” – The Doorways publishes FY16 Annual Report

    “Look at what you did!” – The Doorways publishes FY16 Annual Report

    Dear Friends, Look at what you did! This year, The Doorways served more people (9,500+), lodged more patients (2,600+), provided more nights of lodging (50,000+), engaged more volunteers (500+) in more volunteer hours (15 ,000+) than ever before in its history. As this annual report reaches you in your homes and businesses, we will provide