Monthly Archives: February 2014

Social Exclusion – Guest Opinion Column published in the Gazette & Herald newspaper – January 2014

As Doorway celebrates our tenth birthday this month it is worth looking at why there is a need for the organisation to exist in the first place and the common theme running through all the different stories of our guests … Continue reading

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Doorway Sponsored SleepOut 2014

On the night of Saturday January 25th, Doorway once again held a sponsored SleepOut, in the churchyard of St Andrew’s Church, Chippenham, venue for the previous SleepOut in 2012. I talked in the blogpiece about that SleepOut about the debate … Continue reading

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The Real Impact of Welfare Reform – Doorway Guest Survey & Report 2013

Introduction: The Doorway Guest Survey 2013 was carried out between July and September of the year, and had a record response rate of 50 surveys completed. We hoped to record data about the service Doorway provides and also a snapshot … Continue reading

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