Our Mission

To develop and implement cost-effective, holistic programs that meet the needs of a diverse population working to break the cycles of homelessness, addiction, and criminal recidivism. All of The Doe Fund's programs and innovative business ventures ultimately strive to help homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals achieve permanent self-sufficiency.

WORKING TO END HOMELESSNESS AND RECIDIVISM

We pursue our mission through a series of award-winning programs which collectively serve more than 1,000 individuals every day:

  • Ready, Willing & Able - Our flagship offering provides homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals with transitional work and housing, case management, life skills, educational assistance, occupational training, job readiness, and graduate services

  • Ready, Willing & Able: Pathways - An intensive non-residential work and education program for recent parolees

  • Veterans Program - A specialized program which offers homeless veterans transitional work and housing, counseling and benefits advocacy, life skills, educational assistance, occupational training, job readiness, and graduate services

  • Affordable housing - For low-income individuals and families

  • Supportive housing - For individuals and families with a variety of complex challenges such as chronic homelessness, substance use, mental illness, HIV/AIDS, and chronic unemployment