As one of the most comprehensive AIDS housing programs in the nation, DOORWAYS offers six platforms of  housing designed to meet the diverse existing and developing needs of the HIV-affected population. We add 360 degrees of empowerment programs to fill gaps created by a legacy of poverty. Please visit our housing and program pages for further details.

Housing Programs

DOORWAYS offers six housing programs that range from assistive living to emergency housing, permanent housing, and subsidies to prevent homelessness.

Offering 24/7 assistance for those unable to live independently.

Flexible housing provided in Allen House on the new Jefferson Avenue Campus that is co-located with ONSITE comprehensive supportive services–thus named comprehensive flexible housing (CFH).

For those in housing crisis, we offer 30/60 day emergency housing as well as comprehensive flexible housing.

Often single-parent households, Jumpstart houses families in housing crisis with young children, jumping them from homelessness to permanent housing.

Eight housing complexes with 107 apartments including one-bedroom units for individuals and four-bedrooms units for families with children. Offers self-development programs and resources to fill gaps in the social determinants of health.

For clients in their own accommodations in the St. Louis Metro area experiencing difficulty paying rents/utilities, DOORWAYS provides temporary financial assistance directly to the debtors while the client stabilizes. 

Outstate provides rent/utility subsidies as well as limited emergency housing in rural parts of Missouri and Illinois. 

Empowerment Programs

To strengthen self-sufficiency, we offer individualized care coordination, behavioral health counseling, employment assistance, self-development programming, community activities, and access to resources. 

Every client receives consistent support from a housing coordinator ready to support and encourage progress as well as link clients with needed resources.

Since it is impossible to achieve stabilization when battling mental health and/or substance use challenges, counseling is vital to support advancing quality of life.

For those able to work, we provide compassionate support and guidance to help them secure employment.

A legacy of poverty leads to gaps in education, employment, experiences, etc. Our self-development programs bring opportunities to clients and their family members.

Community provides a support network as well as an opportunity for belonging.  We build community within DOORWAYS as well as the broader neighborhood

Clients and family members are linked to key resources needed for stabilization as well as advancing life.