Every woman housed.
The Downtown Women’s Center is the only organization in Los Angeles focused exclusively on serving and empowering women experiencing homelessness and formerly homeless women.
The Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) envisions a Los Angeles with every woman housed and on a path to personal stability. Its mission is to end homelessness for women in greater Los Angeles through housing, wellness, employment, and advocacy.
Our 2020 Impact
women accessed vocational services
housing retention rate
mental health sessions provided
case management sessions provided
women served by health services
housing sessions provided
“Working with DWC helped me realize I didn’t have to give up on the dreams I had for the life I wanted to live.”
“By sharing my story with other people and advocating, I have been able to heal from my own trauma, my own pain.”
“This program improved my self-esteem. I’m less ashamed of who I am and what I went through.”