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The Salvation Army provides year-round programs to help women and children in low-income communities thrive.

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"It's got me a place to live and stability. Without this program I don't know where I would be."

"I chose my daughter over my job," says Chaunte. Knowing the importance of family, she was forced to leave her job in order to properly take care of her unstable daughter. After looking for help, a friend of Chaunte's suggested The Salvation Army. Since staying at the Haven Interim Housing, Chaunte's case manager helped her find a job, and she and her two children are living in their own place. She is so grateful for the help that she has received and is looking forward to what the future holds for her family.

142 people woke up on this campus today. The  Door of Hope is a 7-acre campus filled with programs to give hope and transform lives. 

We work from the heart.

The new and growing profile of homelessness is mothers with children.

The Door of Hope has continually helped women in crisis, especially those with children since 1931.

Countless women and their families have come to the Door of Hope with no home or plan and have built a new life through the opportunities provided to

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With career counseling, the women focus on finding a job, learn to budget and save 80% of their income.

A six-month follow-up study shows that 92% of the center's graduates are still in permanent housing, a figure 31% higher than the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's expected standard.

(858) 279-1100
Megan Dowell, Director: megan.dowell@usw.salvationarmy.org

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Door of Hope: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
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