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Review for Women's Opportunity Center - Ymca Of Burlington County, Mt. Laurel, NJ, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The Women's Opportunity Center is designed to help women gain economic self sufficiency as they go through the tough process of separation, divorce, death or disability of a spouse. The services are comprehensive and there are no income guidelines. Services provided include counseling, professional workshops related to empowerment and improvement of self esteem; legal issues. computer training, resume preparation and job referrals, food bank and interview clothing attire. A woman feels comfortable at the Center and is empowered to take charge of her life. While the goal is economic self sufficiency, other positive outcomes are evident: daycare, holistic family relationships, and coping skills, just to name a few. The Center's accomplishments are too numerous to mention and the current Director has also taken on the task of fund raising due to limited grant funding.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About once a year

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Former staff & Directed the activities of the Center; counseled women who were going through separation, divorce or death of a spouse, wrote grants, secured speakers and volunteer professional staff and more.