Author: Kristen Dineen

Soon a New Art Therapy Studio

We are excited to announce that we are building a new Art Therapy Studio for adults and children at Open Door Mission. Art Therapy helps children, adolescents and adults explore their emotions, improve self-esteem, manage addictions, relieve stress, improve symptoms of anxiety and depression, and cope with a physical illness or disability. Techniques used in art

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From Candace’s Heart

The tragic stories of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and now James Scurlock have had an immeasurable impact. My heart is heavy, as I am processing my own raw emotion in the face of these senseless acts. I do not have the right words to describe the injustice in our world today, but God does. “Speak

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Moving Forward

On Monday, June 1st, 2020, Open Door Mission is lifting the Shelter in Place Policy, which means guests experiencing homelessness can leave for employment and housing opportunities, go shopping and basically carry on with everyday life.  The Open Door Mission team will still focus on safe shelter and quality care following all CDC guidelines.  New

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Open Door Mission is COVID-19 Free After 27 Days

Dear Friends, There were 25 staff and guests that tested positive for COVID-19 during the month of May. Following the recommendation of the Douglas County Health Department, Open Door Mission’s Campus completed 14 days of quarantine on Monday, May 25th. Open Door Mission’s housing programs have now all reopened to accept new guests. Within the

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