Downtown Women's Center CA

Founded in 1978, the Downtown Women's Center (DWC) is a nationally recognized organization that provides more than 50,000 meals, 71 permanent supportive housing units, and a wide array of health, education, and other supportive services to more than 2,500 homeless and very low-income women each year. The Center's mission is to provide permanent supportive housing and a safe and healthy community fostering dignity, respect, and personal stability, and to advocate ending homelessness for women. In the local Skid Row community, the Downtown Women's Center is the only resource that is exclusively for and singularly dedicated to serving the unique needs of this population.