October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), which is a time to honor victims and raise awareness about the devastating impact of domestic violence. Violence, abuse, and trauma touch the lives of all people, leaving a devastating impact on women, men, and children of every background, identity, and circumstance. In October 2020, Through These … Read More

TTD Announces Generous Gift

Through These Doors is pleased to announce a generous gift from the New England Patriot’s Foundation: $100,000 to support TTD’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This gift establishes an emergency fund to provide COVID-19 related support to victims and survivors of domestic abuse and their children, for critical expenses. Since the onset of the pandemic … Read More

In Memory of Juliet Holmes-Smith

Through These Doors is feeling a collective broken heart at the death of Juliet Holmes-Smith. As many in our community know, Juliet was a visionary and a worker, an advocate who never tired of striving to make the world a better place. Her obituary tells the story of a woman with a strong sense of … Read More

Update on TTD Services

July 16, 2020 Through These Doors staff and volunteers have been busy at work since the stay at home orders were put in place and the general response to COVID-19 initiated. Remote work brings its own challenges but we were determined to be there for people living in fear of an abuser and for people … Read More

Celebrate and Commemorate Pride with TTD

June 26, 2020 Through These Doors acknowledges and provides advocacy that is respectful of nuances in the LGBTQIA+ community. In 2019, at least 10% of the LGBTQIA+ survivors that TTD served experienced violence from a partner of a different gender. Abuse in LGBTIA+ relationships is not confined to same-sex violence. Bisexual, pansexual, and transgender individuals … Read More

Shelter Update

Through These Doors has continued to provide shelter to survivors of domestic violence during the current pandemic. The staff at TTD have been working hard to creatively keep survivors safe! We are proud to stay that our shelter has remained free of outbreak, which we continue to feel grateful for. During the month of May, … Read More

Thank You!

Big thanks to donors and supporters who contributed to our first ever Facebook fundraising event. We well exceeded our campaign goal and heard from many new people wanting to donate money or time to the effort. THANK-YOU! We are pleased to have remained available by phone throughout the stay at home order, having more advocates … Read More


Welcome to the launch of Through These Doors’ new website. Since our original website was created, we have changed our name to Through These Doors and added innovative new services including Violence Intervention programming. The website is a primary tool for people learning about Through These Doors and reaching out to us. The many points … Read More

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