Our Guests Are Our Why

The Doorways has provided lodging for patients and their families and caretakers since its inception in 1983. With 117 rooms, common spaces, a caring staff, and an active group of volunteers providing meals and services to residents, The Doorways has been an essential resource for those who are in medical crisis far from home, and for Richmond’s healthcare community.

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Who Can Stay?

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To stay with us, the first step is to have a referral from one of our hospital partners, including:

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Additional Criteria

  • Guests must live at least 30 miles outside of the Richmond area
  • Guests who are receiving medical care must have an adult caregiver remain with the patient throughout the entire stay
  • Treatment that extends beyond the original referral period can be extended with approval
  • One room is available per patient referral
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What to Expect

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We know things can seem overwhelming, so we want to make your stay with us as easy as possible. We’ve broken your stay into three parts — before, during and after — with details on each below.

Before You Arrive

We know you probably have plenty of questions, and we’re here to help. Learn more about checking in and our house rules here.

Prepare To Visit

During Your Stay

Going through a medical crisis while away from home isn’t easy. So we’ve done our best to bring all the comforts of home to our guests.

Stay With Us

After You Leave

While you stay with us, you’re like family — even after you leave. Make sure you keep in touch! We’d love to hear from you.

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Have a Question?

To contact the Guest Relations Manager, Michael Blumberg, please email or call him at 804.828.6901 ext. 104.

Contact Our Guest Relations Manager
Guest Relations Manager Michael Blumberg