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 Home to Work Program and Self Sufficiency

The Home to Work Program assists Displaced Homemakers who have been out of the workforce to some time; and due to divorce, separation, death or disability of a spouse or partner, now find themselves as the primary source of household income, and having to return to work. The focus is to help these women obtain or upgrade skills for today's labor market by providing the services listed below.
  • Job Development Services
  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  • Life Skills Classes
  • Computer Literacy Training
  • Financial Management Services
  • High School Equivalency Test Prep
  • Job Club
  • Professional Clothing Closet
  • Social Services Referrals
  • ...and more
These are all Displaced Homemaker Services
 
 - skill assessment

- resume, cover letter, and references development

- assistance with a job search plan

- career assessment and career goal planning

-educational advocacy, including research regarding the best education or training program and assistance with applications and financial aid applications

- practice interviewing, asset promotion, and self advocacy skills

-post-employment problem solving support

- referrals and advocacy for additional services

Make an appointment today!  Call Sharon at 609-601-9925, ext. 1014 for initial phone screening.

Important Links and Resources

Job Applications

Powerpoint on completing job applications

Tips for Job Applications

 Job Search

Job Search Tracking Worksheet

Way to Work Handbook

Educational Advocacy 

Guide to Scholarships and Financial Aid (Powerpoint)

Networking Skills

 Networking Basics

Network Mining Inventory Skills Worksheet

Budgeting and Money Management

Single Mothers Financial Quiz

Sample Credit Letters

Household Budget Worksheet

 Interpersonal Communication

Self Advocacy

Assertive Behavior

Additional Organizations

NJ211

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Intergenerational Services

One Stop Career Center in Pleasantville 

 

 
 

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