1986 -- Originated as Good News of Pensacola, Inc., operating with girls' group home and outreach to the poor.
1989 -- Incorporated as Good News of Tallahassee, Inc., (GNT), added a soup kitchen, drug rehabilitation, AIDS ministry and prison ministry.
1995 -- Incorporated as Good News Foster Home, Inc., with the group home for girls. GNT continued its other ministries.
1996 -- Began caring for elderly and homebound as well as feeding and clothing the poor. The group home acquired a second contract as a children's mental health provider, hired a Program Director, and shifted target to operate as a boys' home.
1997 -- Acquired two residences on Macon Road to house Program Directors and families; hired three staff to serve in boys' group home.
1998 -- Created a Board of Directors which hired an Executive Director; began to do business as Good News Outreach; initiated plans to open a women's medical clinic; founded Mercy House, a program to reintegrate released prisoners into the community.
1999 -- Expanded Mercy House to two locations to accommodate a total of 11 men; Open Door Women's Clinic accepted its first client.
2001 -- Mission Oaks apartment complex founded to provide low cost housing for up to 23 adult men who are homeless or in a homeless pattern. These residents pay rent and are assisted by vouchers from the Tallahassee Housing Authority.
2002 – Added a second foster home for up to six girls, ages 10-17, who have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. The home, maintained in partnership with the Florida Department of Children & Families, offers a safe, structured, Christ-like environment with emphasis on developing social and independent living skills.
2003 – Added Maryland Oaks Crossing in cooperation with the Florida Department of Children and Families. This renovated mobile home park offers rent-subsidized manufactured home living for 48 famlies. The target occupants are single-parents with children, veterans, and the handicapped.
The Open Door Women’s Clinic purchases a new location for the clinic at 410 E Sixth Avenue in Tallahassee.
2004 – Open Door Women’s Clinic begins operation at its new facility.