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