The Women’s Resource Agency’s mission is to empower girls and women to attain and maintain personal self-sufficiency and economic independence.
Suit-Up for Success At the Women’s Resource Agency (WRA) boutique, female job readiness clients with a pending job interview or hiring event will receive one-on-one coaching from a Personal Shopper and be able to select an appropriate interview suit. Outfits include accessories and are free for clients to keep. After gaining employment, Women’s Resource Agency clients can return for additional workplace outfits and the opportunity to join the Women’s Professional Network, an employment retention and career advancement program. Initial Interview suiting: 1 to 2 interview-appropriate business suits Employment suiting: 5 to 8 career outfits for newly-employed women To set up an appointment with a Personal Shopper at the Women’s Resource Agency, please call 719-471-3170 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.wrainc.org Address: Women’s Resource Agency 750 Citadel Drive E, Suite 3128 (Citadel Mall, upper level, near JCPenney) Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Ecumenical Social Ministries (ESM) responds to the emergency social service needs of low-income, homeless and unemployed individuals and families in Colorado Springs. Services include:
- Guest Services: clothing, prescription medications, personal hygiene items and transportation
- Utilities Program: partial utility assistance
- Food Pantry: emergency food, commodities and holiday food baskets
Phone: 719-636-1916 Address: Ecumenical Social Ministries 201 N. Weber Street Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Hours: Weekdays 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM For more information, visit ESM’s website at www.ecusocmin.org
District 11 Adult & Family Education
Vision: A respectful, cooperative community of learners committed to achieving common educational goals through collaboration and use of educational best practices. Mission: Adult and Family Education provides quality educational experiences that equip all students for success as parents, citizens and workers.
- Demonstrate student achievement by meeting or exceeding National Reporting System goals for each adult functioning level.
- Offer and create programming that meets our learner’s needs.
- Demonstrate operational efficiencies.
- Demonstrate a high performing team.
- Communicate and engage frequently with stakeholders/students and community members.
- Demonstrate fiscal prudence.
Department of Human Services
Protecting People of All Ages and Helping Families County staff work around the clock to partner with their community to protect children and at-risk adults, and strengthen families. Assistance available from DHS includes food assistance, medical assistance, child care assistance, and other programs. Many of these programs are paid for using state and federal funds and may be available to citizens who meet the eligibility requirements of each program. DHS provides abuse and neglect protection and prevention services through child and adult protection. Click here for more information about the Department of Human Services.