2nd Chance Night a Success (2/2019)
March 13, 2019 - 12:42pm

On February 22nd, OpenDoors held Second Chance Night at Renaissance Church. The event was a huge success, with over 100 people in attendance. The event addressed the barriers to employment and housing that a criminal record poses, and discussed the agency's programs intended to help clients overcome those barriers.

New College Scholarship Program Launched (3/2019)
March 13, 2019 - 10:44am

OpenDoors will award four qualified, exemplary candidates $1,000 each to cover educational expenses for the 2019-2020 school year. To qualify, the applicant must intend to apply or be currently enrolled in a degree program and have a history of incarceration. Applications can be submitted online using this form, in person, or by mail.

9 Yards receives 3rd year of funding
July 14, 2015 - 5:36pm

OpenDoors has received a 3rd Innovative Partnership grant from the Governor's Workforce Board for its 9 Yards program.  This funding will allow OpenDoors to serve another 30 individuals in 9 Yards.  Here is the press release:

 

OpenDoors awarded RI Foundation Award
April 13, 2015 - 12:00am

 OpenDoors was awarded the Initiative for Nonprofite Excellence's Innovation Award by the RI Foundation.  This award is given to one nonprofit a year which demonstrates excellence and innovation.

Mor information is available at the RI Foundation Article on the award ceremony.

9 Yards holds first graduation
April 2, 2015 - 12:08pm

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