How Individuals Can Support Durham Opening Doors Homeless Prevention & Services

  • Adopt a homeless family or household.
  • Become involved with neighborhood associations and civic groups and support their advocacy efforts and work to address housing needs.
  • Form a Circle of Support with friends, neighbors or through your religious congregation.
  • Teach leisure-time skills and hobbies at a local shelter.
  • Become a Big Brother and Big Sister or volunteer role model.
  • Become involved with local neighborhood associations and civic groups and support their advocacy efforts and work to address housing needs.
  • Support mixed income housing development in your neighborhood.
  • Welcome all new neighbors, including especially those who may appear to be of a different socio-economic class, ethnicity, race, etc. than you and/or the dominant group in your neighborhood.