The Open Door was founded in 1976 as a non-profit society. Our mission is “to Empower Single Mothers through Emotional, Physical and Spiritual Support.” Currently, our programs run from September to June.    


  • Friendship and understanding.
  • Workshops and guest speakers in areas such as parenting, nutrition, finances and careers.
  •  Facilitates access to appropriate community resources.
  •  Provides a safe and loving environment to share and learn.


  • A break from the relentless demands of parenting through the provision of free licensed child minding.
  • A nutritious meal for both mothers and children.
  • Access to groceries, clothing and other necessities when available.


  • Non-judgemental love and acceptance of mothers and children.
  • Optional Bible studies provide opportunity to explore faith.

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