RETRO RED was a huge success, with over
 500 guests attending! Photos coming soon!

The Golden Tickets are SOLD OUT! If you purchased one, the winning ticket will be drawn during the event!


DOORWAYS Recognized at Mayor's Business Luncheon

Mayors Business Luncheon 2023OCT13

Friday, October 13, DOORWAYS President & CEO Opal M. Jones accepted the Neighborhood Transformation Quality of Life Award From Mayor Tishaura O. Jones and St. Louis Development Corporation.  The 21 local businesses and organizations were selected for their unique commitment to the City of St. Louis, which align with the STL Economic Justice Action Plan. 


Friends In Deed

Join this group of volunteers finding fun ways to support DOORWAYS!

Check back for our next meeting date!

Thank you for all the
support in 2023!  We look forward to your participation in 2024!

DOORWAYS is celebrating 35 years!

Share your stories and memories of DOORWAYS with us! Email your recollections and photos to


With six different housing options, comprehensive supportive services, and multiple buildings, we employ a wide mix of people with varied areas of expertise. Click below to view our open positions.

Congratulations Opal M. Jones

who was recognized September 30th by the Urban League of Metropolitan Saint Louis at their 2023 Salute to Women in Leadership Dinner .

Welcome New Board Members

Top row from left: LaTonya Jackson and Christopher Lintz. Bottom row from left: Sarah Moore and Frieda Smith.


Overall Satisfaction Score:
4.4 / 5.0

Headline News

New campus to display Wiley statue!

Fast Links

Visit our JOBS PAGE to learn about DOORWAYS and our open positions–several offering  a $2,500 sign-on bonus!

Clients  arrive with very few belongings. Visit our Amazon Wish List for donation ideas!

View photos of the grand opening and new facilities here! Plus, read about the growing need that led to this monumental effort.

Here is a direct link to the current DOORWAYS Dispatch–and the archives in case you missed one!

We value partnerships with individuals, groups, companies, foundations, trusts, government agencies, faith groups, etc. Visit our Giving page for details!




1101 N. Jefferson Avenue  |  St. Louis  MO  63106    |   (314) 535-1919  

Happy Birthday Jefferson Avenue Campus!

October 19, 2023, marked the 1 year anniversary for the Grand Opening of the Jefferson Avenue Campus!
Here are memories from ground breaking to opening.

Elliott Place Groundbreaking Launched Phase II of the Jefferson Avenue Campus

From left:  Rabbi Elizabeth Hersh, DOORWAYS Board Member; Alderman Rasheen Aldridge, Ward 14; Dr. Mati Hlatshwayo-Davis, Director of the City of St. Louis Department of Health; Opal M. Jones, President & CEO of DOORWAYS; Tishaura Jones, Mayor of the City of St. Louis; James Heard, Department of Housing & Urban Development Field Officer;  Gene Pulliam, Chairperson, DOORWAYS Board of Directors; and Rev. Kathleen Wilder, DOORWAYS Board Member. 
Photo Credit: Mark Moore at takeMOOREpics

Thursday, May 18, 11 a.m.

Jefferson Avenue Campus, 1101 N. Jefferson Avenue

Client Success Stories

2024: Meet Michael. 

2023: Meet Cory.

2022: Meet AJ.

2021: Meet Darla.

2020: Meet William.

For additional client videos, please visit our VIDEO page. These videos have been donated by Once Films.

Hope Lives Here






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