Mission: WomenRising assists women and families to achieve self-sufficiency
and live safe, productive and fulfilling lives, through social services, economic development, and advocacy services.
Target demographics: women and families from crisis to self-sufficiency.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 9,500 individuals throughout the county.
Geographic areas served: Jersey City
Programs: For over 110 years, WomenRising has been helping women and their families. Our clients are in need - in need of jobs, safety from domestic violence, freedom from substance abuse, safe homes for children.
WomenRising meets these needs by providing supportive counseling, crisis intervention, workforce development and job placement, shelter for victims of domestic violence, outreach, advocacy, and referrals.
WomenRising is the foremost community-based organization for women in Hudson County. Governed and managed by women, WomenRising assists women and their families to achieve self-sufficiency and live safe, productive and fulfilling lives, through social services, economic development, and advocacy services.
I have been working at WomenRising for the past five months, and I am so proud of the work that they do. The counselors, case managers, and other employees work tirelessly to ensure that the women and the families that we serve have all of the necessary tools to make the transition from crisis to self-sufficiency.