Dress For Success Pittsburgh

Rating: 4.81 stars   21 reviews

Issues: Job Training

Location: 332 Fifth Avenue Fifth Floor Pittsburgh PA 15222 USA

Mission: The mission of Dress for Success ® Pittsburgh is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. 
Geographic areas served: Allegheny County, Fayette County, Greene County, Washington County and Westmoreland County
Programs: Image Program - Provides each woman with one on one image consulting and a complete interview outfit, which includes a suit, blouse, pantyhose, jewelry, shoes and other accessories. Once employed, each woman is invited to return to the boutique to select additional everyday work attire. All clients of Dress for Success are referred to us by a registered referral agency. Employment Retention & Advancement - Our innovative Professional Women's Group and Career Center assists women in developing a personal plan for her future success and self-sufficiency. We offer monthly workshops and networking events, mentors, on-site counseling, on-line training, and special opportunities for the women to build their skills, confidence and self-esteem.
2012 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 20-2388089
412-201-4204
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Rating: 5 stars  

I went through Dress for Success’ Going Places Networking program and it help me become more professionally confident. Also, the staffs are great mentors, and I know I can go to them for guidance on anything.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

After my company closed its doors, I was a little lost. Dress For Success gave me that positive reinforcement that job seekers need, as well as a kicking outfit. With my great profolio and interviewing skills , I landed a new job. As part of DFS, I am passing on information and creating a positive image of success.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Dress for Success - Pittsburgh was very helpful to me by enrolling me in their Going Places Network, a program they presented that was funded by Walmart. I was honored to be named the top student in my session and I was able to use the information and skills I learned in this program to get hired full time after being unemployed for a year and a half!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Likely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Dress for Success has helped me more than they will ever know. I have thanked them numerous times for all their efforts and enthusiam in making free programs available, assisting with free clothing, offering free pep talks and motivational speakers to support people like myself in seeking full-time employment.

When I came to Dress for Success, I never expected to receive all the benefits that I received in such a short period of time. Ongoing places was just another season and phase for me recovering from the difficulties of losing a child to murder over 3 years ago. With continual support all around me, I'm so grateful to have overcome most of the major issues in my healing. I found out about the programs through the M.O.S.T. program in Braddock. Another program for women and men seeking computer and office training to get acclamated and ready for the work world of today.

I'm excited to share and proud to say that because of the program and experience with Dress for Success, I began working as a temporary worker which led to full-time employment. I continue to take advantage of their programs offered as well as their professional woman's network program once a month. As I transition, I will keep in mind and continually support programs like Dress for Success because of all you have done personally for me. There's no other way except to give back to an organization that you received abundantly from in a huge way!

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I was homeless because of domestic violence and they helped me with my first suit and I went on the interview and landed the job. Now I am making a salary enough to take care of my family and we moved out of the Shelter.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Very pleased! They not only help you with a suit, but they make you feel so good about yourself. Give you the pride to walk into your interview feeling great as well as giving you the confidence you need.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

 
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