Mission Statement

The purpose of Doors of Hope Transition Ministries includes, but is not limited to, guiding homeless families and at-risk homeless families in Lafayette County, Mississippi toward self-reliance and stability through a holistic individualized approach that includes life-skills training, mentoring, and supportive housing.

Our History

How it started?

In 2010, while reading the Oxford Eagle, Sherry Williams-Jenkins saw an announcement for a community-wide discussion on homelessness in Oxford and Lafayette County. From that initial meeting, the City of Oxford under Mayor Richard Howorth’s leadership, established a homeless task force that would change the face of homelessness in Oxford and Lafayette County. Click here to read more


Board Members

Sherry Williams-Jenkins, Chair
Dorothy, Dixon, Vice Chair
Rev. Ann Kelly, Secretary
Richard Cooper, Treasurer
Kim Shackelford
Brian Simmons
Edwin Smith
Ginny Terry

Suzanne Wilkin


Case Manager
Carrie Driskell, MSW

Volunteer Coordinator
Michelle Reidy

Debbie Bell