Thank You for Your Support in 2020!

Thank you to everyone who donated to Through These Doors in 2020! Generosity isn’t about how much you give. It’s about why you give. We are so grateful for all of your support! Here are some ways your 2020 donations supported survivors: 7,783 Helpline Calls Taken 5,854 Nights in Emergency Shelter 954 People Helped in … Read More


Speaking My Truth

My name is Jenny. I am speaking my truth with you because survivors’ voices must be heard. All too often, we are the silent ones in the story. The ones talked about, but that are not heard. As I share my story, please keep in mind I am going through a transition in my life … Read More


TTD Announces Fall 2020 Matching Campaign

Through These Doors is excited to announce our Fall 2020 Matching Campaign! A generous gift from the New England Patriot’s Foundation of $100,000 provides matching opportunities for all donors during this campaign. Together, with the Patriots, we have established an Emergency Fund to provide COVID-19-related support and strengthen Core Services to people experiencing domestic abuse … Read More


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). It’s a time to honor victims and raise awareness about the devastating impact of domestic violence. Violence, abuse, and trauma touch everyone’s lives, leaving a devastating impact on people from every background, identity, and circumstance. In October 2020, Through These Doors (TTD) will undertake several activities and … Read More


TTD Announces Generous Gift

Through These Doors is pleased to announce a generous gift from the New England Patriot’s Foundation of $100,000 to support TTD’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Through These Doors is the only Maine nonprofit to receive this contribution. Since the onset of the pandemic in mid-March, Through These Doors has provided emergency shelter relief in … 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

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 was initiated. Remote work brings its challenges, but we were determined to be there to provide services for people living in fear of an abuser and for people living with … Read More


Celebrate & Commemorate Pride with TTD

Through These Doors acknowledges and provides advocacy 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 can be in heterosexual relationships. … 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 keep survivors safe creatively! We are proud to stay that our shelter has remained free of outbreaks, which we continue to feel grateful for. During May, we sheltered a total … Read More


Thank You!

A big thank you to donors and supporters who contributed to our first-ever Facebook fundraising event. We 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 on … Read More


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