New York Times Opinion Piece: For Ex-Prisoners, a Haven Away From the Streets
June 14, 2011 - 3:14pm

By Tina Rosenberg

This year, the United States will release nearly three-quarters of a million people from prison, a record high. Nationally, 2.3 million people are in prison in the United States, and 95 percent of them will, at some point, get out and go home.

The Fortune Academy in West Harlem.

OpenDoors to Participate in Good Friday Walk to End Hunger and Homelessness
March 10, 2010 - 6:02pm

Do your part to end hunger and homelessness in Rhode Island.

Over the past 31 years, the Annual Good Friday Walk has raised more than a million dollars in support of organizations that help the hungry and homeless.  The 32nd Annual Good Friday Walk will be held on Friday April 2nd.  OpenDoors will be sponsoring a team of walkers.  Would you be interested in joining us? 

OpenDoors Secures Financing for Supportive Housing Project
March 10, 2010 - 5:37pm

by Annelise Grimm

With support from the Corporation for Supportive Housing, OpenDoors Housing LLC has purchased a building at 485 Plainfield Avenue in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Providence to be converted to subsidized green section 8 housing units. Upon completion, the building will provide housing for clients, as well as program and office space.

Unregulated sober houses are a vital resource
February 8, 2010 - 4:55pm

Projo: Sunday, February 7, 2010

By Tom Mooney Journal Staff Writer


Tami Jarvis, 35, a recovering heroin addict, has lived at Miracle House since October. “I want to get my life back,” she says.

 The Providence Journal / Bob Thayer

Late day sunlight streams into the house that serves as Tami Jarvis’s oasis, when her cell phone starts ringing.

OpenDoors Secures Financing for Supportive Housing Project
January 12, 2010 - 4:20pm

With support from the Corporation for Supportive Housing, OpenDoors has purchased a building at 485 Plainfield Avenue in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Providence to be converted to subsidized “green” housing units. Upon completion, the building will provide housing for clients, as well as program and office space. The building will also feature commercial space, with the aim of gearing this space towards complimentary services or employment opportunities for clients.

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