Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Find Information and Resources for Women in the Five County Area

The Women's Resource Center, located in Wayne, PA, offers a variety of information and services in the five-county area around Philadelphia.

The Information and Referral Call Center is a help line for a vast number of support services for women including abuse (domestic and otherwise), job training, child care, family counseling, senior services, financial management, health and mental care, emergency and transitional housing, and legal information. The Call Center connects hundreds of women each year with services, support groups and information to support women, strengthen families and build communities.

WRC also offers a wealth of its own programs run by experienced professionals, both paid and volunteer, all for low or no cost around the Delaware Valley:

Free Legal Consultations
One-on-one consultation with an attorney to discus legal options for divorce, custody, child support or other family law matters

Free & Low-cost Counseling
Confidential consultations with a professional counselor in a safe, supportive environment on any issue; drop-in hours available

Affiliate Therapist and Attorney Referral Program
Referrals from pre-screened professionals sensitive to women's concerns; rates are offered on a sliding scale to those who qualify

Single Parenting Support Groups
Classes and support around anger & stress management, decision making, single parenting, nutrition and career planning

Coming out of Marriage & Relationships Support Group
Women who are considering or already in the process of divorce or separation can learn about the emotional and legal stages of divorce in a supportive and confidential environment

Individual Career Consultations
Free one-on-one consultations with a career expert for women who are re-entering the workforce, changing jobs or just starting their careers

Career Guidance Over Coffee
An informal group led by a career counselor that affords women the opportunity to discuss job search strategies and share tips; held at the Gryphon Cafe in Wayne, PA

Girls' Leadership Program
Offered to middle school girls to encourage them to develop leadership abilities by providing support through skill building programs

Call 610-687-6391 for Information & Referral and WRC Programs or visit WRC’s website to learn more.

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