The Women’s Lunch Place provides a safe, comfortable daytime place, nutritious food and services for women who are homeless or poor, plus an overnight shelter. The services are provided in the spirit of respect and friendship, fostering a community committed to meeting women’s needs as they themselves define them.
Services provided include:
Food: Breakfast from 8am – 10am; Lunch from 12pm – 2pm from Monday to Saturday
Basic necessities: Personal care items, showers, laundry facilities, nap room
Shelter: There are 11 beds available, and the lottery for the beds occurs at 7:15 am M-Sat.
Wellness: On-site morning medical care, cultural outings, arts therapy and celebrations
Resource Center: Resource Center equipped with telephones, internet access, mail, Fax, Xerox, office supplies, and volunteers that can assist with employment. Mon. – Sat. 8:30am – 1:30pm.
Individual Advocacy Program: Issues include but are not limited to: reading room, housing, employment, substance abuse, mental health, custody, immigration, benefits applications, housing stabilization, partner violence, shelter access, mail services, and referrals to legal assistance