The mission of The Women's Center is to empower individuals and families by working to secure their physical safety, emothional well being, indivudual freedom and economic equality.

THE MISSION OF THE WOMEN'S CENTER IS TO EMPOWER WOMEN BY WORKING TO SECURE THEIR PHYSICAL SAFETY, EMOTIONAL WELL BEING, INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM, AND ECONOMIC EQUALITY.



The Women's Center Where Diversity Is Our Strength

The Women's Center's offices will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial day. 

24 hour crisis hotline:  800-286-4184 or 609-646-6767

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The Women’s Center is committed to providing equal treatment to our diverse community with a fully integrated and educated staff.  Diversity is our strength and we celebrate it by helping individuals of all ages, races, nationalities, religions, physical abilities and sexual orientations. We pledge ourselves to creating and maintaining an environment that respects multiple traditions, heritages, and experiences. Our goal is to eliminate discrimination by becoming change agents in the workplace and in the community.  

Join The Women’s Center for the annual ‘Spring Fling' Luncheon on Thursday, April 27,  2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Greate Bay Country Club, 901 Mays Landing Road, Somers Point, NJ. 
This year’s ‘Spring Fling’ highlights The Women’s Center’s 42 years of support and service to individuals and families by working to secure their physical safety, emotional well-being, individual freedom and economic equality.

The ‘Spring Fling’ will feature a Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffles and more! 

$65 per ticket
Join The Women’s Center for the annual ‘Spring Fling' Luncheon on Thursday, April 27,  2017, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Greate Bay Country Club, 901 Mays Landing Road, Somers Point, NJ. 
This year’s ‘Spring Fling’ highlights The Women’s Center’s 42 years of support and service to individuals and families by working to secure their physical safety, emotional well-being, individual freedom and economic equality.

The ‘Spring Fling’ will feature a Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffles and more! 

$65 per tickeables of 10 — $600 

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 JOURNEY to HEALING 

A Series of Group Workshops for Adult Survivors of  Childhood Sexual Abuse

   The focus will be on issues that survivors frequently struggle with while working through their healing process.  The workshops will provide an environment to learn more about how the trauma of abuse impacts the human spirit, and how to enhance one’s healing process.

Some of the issues that will be discussed include:

~Grounding Techniques     ~Stages of Healing     ~Triggers and Reactions

~Coping Skills      ~Feelings     ~Self-Blame    

~Reclaiming Your Voice

Journey to Healing will be facilitated by one of The Women’s Center’s staff with specialized training in the field of childhood sexual abuse.  

THIS GROUP IS FREE!

                                             This 20-week series will be held on                                          Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. beginning in July.  

 An interview is required for anyone interested in attending the Journey to Healing group workshops.  Contact our 24-hour hotline at 800-286-4184 for an intake and to schedule an interview prior to attending the group.

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HOME TO WORK PROGRAM  

May is Displaced Homemaker Awareness Month in New Jersey,   in recognition of the services provided to empower individuals to lead productive lives.

Displaced homemakers are women who have lost their primary income due to divorce, separation, death or disability of a spouse or partner, or have been displaced due to domestic violence, and now find themselves as the primary source of household income, having to return to work.         

The Women’s Center’s "Home to Work Program" for displaced homemakers offers the following free and confidential services: 

Resume and Cover Letters     Computer Training    Job Search Assistance Social Services Referrals    Interview Practice     Career Counseling   Professional Clothing Closet     Job Club...and more!    

        To find out more about the Home to Work Program and Job Club,            call us at 609.601.9925 ext. 1014

This is a Displaced Homemaker Service 

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Donations 

HOME TO WORK PROGRAM

PROFESSIONAL CLOTHING CLOSET  

Our thrift store closed in 2015, so we are no longer able to accept "drop offs" or the types of general items meant for the thrift store.  We are grateful for donations and are able to accept them by appointment, as specified below.      

                            In all sizes, we accept new or gently used,                          interview-appropriate and professional clothing including:       Matching Suits     Separates     Handbags     Shoes     Outerwear

All donated items should be in season, in style and in great condition.  In order to present our clients with clothing that is ready to wear, we ask that all items be clean, pressed and on hangers; please...not in bags or boxes.                         For more information and to schedule a drop-off                 please call 609.601.9925 ext. 1001

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              To find out about specific items currently needed for our                          protective residential shelter, please call our Shelter Manager at                609.601.9925 ext. 1010.

Dreamcatcher... 

 

If you or someone you know is a victim/survivor of human trafficking and would like to learn about the free support services available through out New Jersey, please call our 24 hour confidential hotline to speak with a counselor: 1-800-286-4184

To learn more about Human Trafficking and the Dream Catcher program, please click here 

Make a Difference...Become a TWC Volunteer!

 
 
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DOMESTIC ABUSE & SEXUAL ASSAULT ARE

CRIMES OF VIOLENCE!

Domestic violence can affect anyone, regardless of income, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.Help change the facts.  Speak up, speak out, and make a difference for victims of domestic and sexual violence.

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HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY TEST PREP
Do you need support in preparing to take the new High School Equivalency Test - TASC?  The Women's Center has a free program which is designed for adults who need some instructional support to prepare in reading,  writing, science, social studies and mathematics before taking the HSE Test.  Prerequisite:  TABE
 
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  GET THE FATHERING SKILLS YOU NEED
 
24:7 DAD PROGRAM
 
 The Fathers' Care Network, a program designed to assist Dads
in strengthening their role in the lives of their children,
announces the...24:7 Dad Program.

The 24:7 Dad Program is a 12 week curriculum facilitated in a group setting designed to improve the well-being of children through involved, responsible, and committed parenting.

All program services are free! For more information, or to sign up, please contact: 609-601-9925 ext. 222.

More Information

 

U.S. National Hotline:  1-800-799-7233
TTY:  1-800-787-3224

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Our Mission

Empowering individuals and famililes by working to secure their physical safety, emotional well-being, individual freedom and economic equality.

Violence Intervention Program (VIP)

Works to reduce the physical, psychological and emotional trauma and recurrence of domestic violence, sexual assault and incest experienced by victims and their families. All VIP services are provided at no cost, excluding the Alternatives To Violence program, which incurs a small cost.

 

Peace: A Learned Solution (PALS)

Peace: A Learned Solution is a therapeutic program for children and their families who have experienced or witnessed domestic violence.

 

Home to Work

The Home To Work (HTW) program is desigend to provide displaced homemakers with employment support tools such as resume and cover letter writing, job search assistance, and social services referrals, to better enable them to compte in the workplace more effectively.


Fathers' Care Network

Fathers' Care Network is a program designed to assist fathers in strenthening their role in the lives of their children. It is a collaboration among several social service organizations within Atlantic County, and its goal is to increase family self-sufficiency and enhance child and family well-being in Atlantic County.

 

Dream Catcher

Dream Catcher is a holistic program addressing all forms of human trafficking. Dream Catcher services are provided on a state-wide level.

 

Grow NJ Kids South Region Technical Assistance Center

Grow NJ Kids South Technical Assistance Center (TAC) is a program dedicated to supporting early childhood education centers enrolled in Grow NJ Kids quality ratings initiative. Our TAC will provide each center with a Technical Assistance Specialist to support them in reaching their quality improvement goals and prepare for assessment by a trained rater.

 More Information about Childcare Options in New Jersey

El Cuidado Infantil En New Jersey

 This agency is funded in part by:

The New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development