Remembering Lois Galgay Reckitt

Through These Doors remembers and honors Lois Galgay Reckitt at the time of her recent death for her tenacity, vision, courage, humor, and determination. Lois joined Through These Doors in our infancy (when we were first Family Crisis Shelter then Family Crisis Services). Lois began when there were two employees and a few volunteers. As … Read More

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! TTD recognizes October also as Domestic Violence ACTION Month, a time when all of us can do our part to reduce and end domestic abuse in our own networks and communities. Please check out TTD’s social media pages for daily posts to learn more about domestic violence and how … Read More

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Throughout the month, Through These Doors’ YAAPP (Young Adult Abuse Prevention Program) Educators have been sharing posts on their Instagram @ttdteen, to support young people in navigating their relationships and staying safe and healthy. All of us deserve relationships free from violence. Through These Doors and … Read More

US Cellular Donation

Thanks to US Cellular who donated 50 wireless hotspots and two years of service to Through These Doors as part of its After School Access Project. This donation will help provide reliable and safe internet access and opportunities and keep local families connected. “The success and safety of families in the communities we serve is … Read More

You Made a Difference in October

November 2, 2022 Huge thanks to everyone who participated in DVAM, Domestic Violence Action Month, in October! At TTD, we were very busy facilitating three book clubs, participating in a variety of business events, spreading the news about Purple Light Nights® , promoting the Library Campaign, joining the Maine Marathon, pulling off Wear Purple Day, … Read More

October is Domestic Violence Action Month!

Welcome to October! This year we are taking DVAM in a slightly different direction and have revamped our terminology from Domestic Violence Awareness Month to Domestic Violence Action Month! Yes, the focus is on ACTION. What can I do? What can you do? What can we all do together to reduce domestic abuse as it … Read More

Thank you Martin’s Point!

Martin’s Point recently produced a video of one survivor of domestic violence who worked with Through These Doors over a long period of time, coming to a place of hope and promise. “Jade” shared her story of abuse, survival, and creating a new life thanks to her own resilience and strength, plus the support and … Read More

Domestic Violence & Firearms

Through These Doors is heartbroken by the recent events surrounding gun violence. Our hearts break because we know these acts of violence were preventable. As leaders in violence prevention and response, we call on community leaders to respond, repair and work towards preventing damage caused by violence. TTD is committed to raising awareness around the … Read More


TTD’s community-based, volunteer Board of Directors steers the organization toward a sustainable future. They provide guidance by contributing to our culture, strategic focus, and fiscal health. They serve as ambassadors and advocates for our organization. As TTD continues to move toward our strategic goals, we are pleased to welcome two new distinguished Directors Susan Kamin, … Read More

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, began as a simple idea in 2012, a day that encourages people to do good. The initiative was the brainchild of Henry Timms at the 92nd Street Y in New York. Of course, it follows the days that encourage shopping: Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, and offers … Read More

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