Elliott Place Groundbreaking Launches 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

DOORWAYS is celebrating 35 years of service!

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Thank you to all friends who donated on GIVE STL DAY 2023, Wednesday, May 10.

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If you missed GIVE STL DAY, you can still donate directly to DOORWAYS by clicking this link.

DOORWAYS Food Security & Nutrition Services Expanding With Food Outreach


1101 N. Jefferson Avenue  |  St. Louis  MO  63106         

DOORWAYS provides housing and Home Sweet Home provides free furnishings! Clients select furniture, bedding, kitchen items, towels, etc. as they create a home.



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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!


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Headline News

New campus to display Wiley statue!

Friends In Deed

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

Next Meeting Wednesday, June 7

6 p.m. at the new DOORWAYS  Jefferson Avenue Campus
1101 N. Jefferson

Thank you for your hard work Saturday (4/15) weeding and planting our AIDS Memorial Garden!


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.

Jefferson Avenue Campus Grand Opening   |  October 19, 2022

After more than 5 years of planning an expansion to respond to growing need and no room for expansion, the dream is reality! 
On Wednesday, October 19, at 10 a.m., more than 230 guests gathered for the grand opening of the new DOORWAYS Jefferson Avenue Campus. 
Click here to visit the Jefferson Avenue Campus web page with photos, media, and history–as well as the Grand Opening program listing donors, partners, and providers!
Thank you to everyone who played a role in this expansion.

Client Success Stories

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Meet Darla.

Meet William.

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

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