The Women’s Center offers extensive FREE services to women. They provide direct services in a number of areas and will help point women to other local programs if needed. They have a wide array of support groups, classes, and workshops, and two computer labs in a large comfortable house. Pre-COVID women and their children could come in 10am-8pm weekdays and 10am-3pm Saturdays. They could use a phone, the kitchen, which includes food donations, a library, and more. They offer an extensive information, resources, and referral system, as well as provide crisis intervention and peer support counseling for women in crisis though a Helpline and in-person at the Center. The population using the center is very diverse, and includes many experiencing homelessness, women of color, trauma survivors, of different ages and backgrounds. Participant’s confidentiality is respected and they are not subjected to intake questioning.
Currently, drop-in hours are restricted and are on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Offerings include:
- At the front door: take out food and other material goods
- Inside (currently limited to 8 masked participants) computer use and assistance with internet access and printing, fax and phone use, resource referrals, emotional support, and connection to a caring and supportive community
Check the website for the specific hours