Doris Gaines

MSW: MA.ED. Executive Director/Placement Supervisor

Doris founded A New World in 2012 out of her passion for equipping young people with the skills, support, and self-esteem they need to be successful, well-rounded individuals. She has 30 years of experience as an educator, working primarily with at-risk youth as a Dean of Students, Counselor, and Social Worker. Doris has worked closely with county social services agencies and law enforcement to support the needs of students placed in foster and group homes within the public and charter school systems. She holds memberships in the National Foster Parent Association and Colorado State Foster Parent Association. It is her mission to ensure every child placed in foster care has a supporting and stable environment wherein they can thrive and every family desiring to foster a child is able to successfully to do so. Contact Doris at