How Civic and Professional Groups Can Support Durham Opening Doors Homeless Prevention & Services

  • Serve as advocates on behalf of those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless and help educate the public.
  • Collaborate and coordinate advocacy and community education efforts with similar groups.
  • Provide employment coaching.
  • Establish Dress for Success Shops and Support.
  • Create programs that provide mentoring, tutoring and training necessary for acquiring skills for success in residing in permanent housing situations.
  • Form a Circle of Support for a homeless household.
  • Encourage group members to volunteer at Project Homeless Connect.