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.

Our Mission

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 Values

Community

Woman-Centered

Equity

Sustainability

Respect

Our 2019 Impact

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women served
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women accessed employment services
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housing retention rate
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meals served
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mental health sessions provided
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units of permanent housing
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case management sessions provided
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women accessed health services
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hours of volunteer service
“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.”
- Jecella
Community-Based Housing Program participant
“By sharing my story with other people and advocating, I have been able to heal from my own trauma, my own pain.”
- Amiyoko
Advocates Program graduate
“This program improved my self-esteem. I’m less ashamed of who I am and what I went through.”
- Denise
Health & Wellness Program participant