Housing is not enough – Helping homeless mothers to achieve and establish self-confidence and self-sufficiency also learning how to cope with their emotions, looking at how to value and improving how effective each individual person can succeed in the task that is set before them.

The Door of Hope and Courage case managers will work to help attain the life skills helpful to empower each individual family. 

Empower Yourself

All inhabitants of The Door of Hope & Courage Transitional Housing for women & their children will have a house social worker along with social work student interns that will coordinate the activities for the residents. Upon entering the program, the social worker will assist the residents in establishing basic needs assessments and re-establish SSI benefits.

Social workers will also assist the residents with monthly budgeting and banking. 

Transitional Housing will have a registered consulting nurse that will visit the facility to monitor the health issues of the residents if there are any.

Re-Establish Self-Esteem & Success in Self- Sufficiency

Programs for Homeless Women with Children

The Door of Hope & Courage is supporting families in the Greater Hartford area.

Thanks to the Martin Luther King & Fred D. Wish schools for support in providing us with families that were in need for the Holidays.  

  • Safe, stable living and affordable accommodations.

  • Mentoring Program

  • Basic life-skill building, including consumer education and instruction in budgeting, the use of credit, housekeeping, menu planning, food preparation and parenting skills.

  • Interpersonal skill building, including enhancing people’s abilities to establish positive relationships with their children and to make decisions and manage stress.

  • Educational Opportunities, such as GED preparation, postsecondary training and vocational education.

  • Assistance in job preparation and attainment, such as career counseling and job placement.

  • Education, information and counseling to prevent treat and reduce substance abuse.

  • Individual and group counseling.

  • Conflict Resolution-Assistance with conflict resolution in their personal and workplace.

  • ​Physical health care, including routine physicals, health assessments and emergency treatment.

The Door of Hope & Courage Transitional Agency's program strategy is focused on giving each women the chance to exercise leadership, build skills and become involved in their community.

DH&C has partner with Dress for Success of Hartford.  DH&C is now considered a referral agency.  

Services for Homeless Women with Children