Additional Resources

719.667.3700

 


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 reception@wrainc.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

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Ecumenical Social Ministries (ESM) responds to the emergency social service needs of low-income, homeless and unemployed individuals and families in Colorado Springs.

Individuals lacking appropriate clothing to wear to the job fair can contact Ecumenical Social Ministries (ESM) to see if they are eligible to receive a professional outfit.

Phone:
719-636-1916

Address:
Ecumenical Social Ministries
201 N. Weber Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Hours:
Monday through Friday
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Job Fair attendees who need an additional suit for follow-up interviews and/or employment can also obtain professional clothing at the Annual Suit Drive on September 21, 2013.

Ecumenical Social Ministries is partnering with Men’s Wearhouse for the sixth annual National Suit Drive, the nation’s largest collection of gently used business attire for men. This event will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Ecumenical Social Ministries, 201 N. Weber Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

ESM staff and volunteers will be available as personal shoppers to help gentlemen choose a coordinated outfit that may include men’s suits, shirts, jackets, ties, belts, and shoes. Items will be available on a first-come first-served basis, while supplies last. For more information, visit ESM’s website www.ecusocmin.org or call Wayne, Jobs Coordinator, at 719-228-6794.