Hope's Door New Beginning Center

DJF SERVICE CHAIRS: Cynthia Farnham, Michelle Feavel, Caryl Madison

On September 1, 2016, Hope's Door and New Beginning Center merged.  Both agencies have provided services to individuals overcoming intimate partner and family violence for more than 30 years.  The larger organization will provide services to a greater number of clients at seven locations in Collin, Denton, Rockwall and Dallas counties, and thier programs will serve more than 13,000 people. The shelters in Garland and Plano currently house 55 people at any given time, and together, they provide shelter to approximately 750 individuals each year.

Statistics show that 1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. Hope's Door New Beginning Center offers full-service women's and family shelters and counseling in Plano and Garland, including comprehensive direct intervention programs and prevention services designed to help break the cycle of domestic abuse.  Services are free of charge to families in North Texas.

Hope's Door New Beginning Center provides emergency shelter, a 24-hour crisis hotline, individual and group counseling, and community education programs. Since 1989, Hope's Door has provided safe shelter for more than 3,700 women and their children and answered more than 16,000 crisis line calls.  New Beginning Center, founded in 1983, provides extensive numbers of Community Educators to work with more than 8,000 middle school and high school students and more than 1,000 community leaders throughout North Texas.

In 2014, Dallas Junior Forum provided grant money to Hope's Door to buy a new van.  In addition, DJF volunteers provide dinners for families in counseling, assist with office work and with the crisis hotlines, and donate to and work in the Hope's Door resale shops.

Hope's Door                                                New Beginning Center
860 F. Avenue Suite 100                         218 N. 10th St.                                       
Plano, TX  75074                                       Garland, TX 75040                                   
Admin Phone: 972-422-2911                  Admin Phone: 972.276.0423                             
Crisis Hotline: 972.422.7233                   Crisis Hotline: 972.276.0057
www.hopesdoorinc.org                              www.newbeginningcenter.org

Photo credit, above left: Stock photo used with permission. © 2010 Anastasia Vish

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