Women's Rights Information Center, a community based nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, was established in 1973 in response to the needs of women caught up in a changing society. The Center believes in helping women to help themselves by providing a variety of informational, educational, and practical life-enhancing programs in a positive and supportive environment. Our mission is to help women learn and develop the skills they need to move toward economic self-sufficiency in order to provide for themselves and their families.
We provide programs and services in:
Career Services - Job search counseling, resume development, coaching, networking, workshops, and employment assistance.
Career Closet - Career clothing
Displaced Homemaker and Single-Parent Services - Support counseling, resources and referrals.
Microsoft Training & Certification
Quickbooks Training & Certification
Entrepreneurship - Seminars and resources for starting a business, developing business plans, financing and marketing.
ESL/Citizenship Classes - English-as-a-Second Language (ESL), citizenship education, and work readiness for New American
Information, Resources & Referrals - Linkages to social service agencies, community organizations and local resources
Legal Consultations - Appointments with family law attorneys specializing in matrimonial, custody, & child support issues and immigration attorneys.
Shared Housing - Services to assist individuals in finding compatible housemates and establishing shared households; referrals for other housing related needs.
Victim Services - Support and advocacy for those affected by crime i.e., domestic violence, sexual abuse/exploitation, gun violence, etc.
Unemployment / Re-Employment
Women’s Diversity Book Group - Discussion of works by and about women.
Women’s Rights Advocacy - Information and awareness to eliminate barriers, and to promote women’s leadership and advancement in the workplace and in life.
Workshops - Seminars on health and wellness, financial management, self-development and more.
WorkFirst New Jersey
All services are free, low-cost, or subsidized for eligible clients.
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