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Hope's Door Charity Profile
Hope's Door is a shelter and counseling center that offers comprehensive programs and services that are designed to help break the cycle of domestic abuse. Hope's Door provides direct intervention and prevention services to families affected by domestic abuse in Collin County, Dallas County, and surrounding areas.To offer intervention and prevention services to individuals and families impacted by domestic abuse and to provide educational programs that enhance the community's capacity to respond.When Hope's Door first opened its doors in 1986, the agency operated a 24-hour crisis line, but did not have the space to provide shelter. Clients were housed at local hotels. In 1989, the agency opened its own shelter and began providing temporary housing to victims of domestic abuse. Since 1989, Hope's Door has provided safe shelter for over 3,787 women and their children, and answered over 16,000 crisis line calls.
Hope's Door Volunteer Information
Volunteers give the precious gifts of time and resources to help families affected by domestic abuse. There are numerous volunteer opportunities available, including answering the crisis line, helping new clients get settled at the shelter, or reading stories to the children. Volunteers also help plan fund-raisers and community activities, provide administrative support in the program office, and assist the store manager at our resale boutique, Crissa's Closet.