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Welcome to Women’s Resource Agency
We empower women and girls to attain and maintain personal self-sufficiency and economic independence. For more than 40 years, Women’s Resource Agency has been supporting women of the Pikes Peak region by providing the tools necessary for them to succeed in the workplace and in their personal development.
Discover Your Power
Did you know:
- Girls have experienced a 52% increase in criminal commitment rates, according to the Women’s Foundation of Colorado.
- According to Pikes Peak United Way’s Quality of Life Indicators, El Paso County’s unemployment rate is 9.2%, higher than the state average of 8%. We estimate that over 12,500 women are looking for work in El Paso County.
- Eight out of ten women who get Suited Up For Success with WRA get a job within a month.
"The Road to Independence"
The Women’s Resource Agency works with teen girls, women and women over 60 to
for women, and to shine some light on the subjects of self-sufficiency and economic independence and find their own route to climb the mountain!
Women looking for support call or email us today. 719-471-3170, email@example.com
Donors looking to learn more, join us at our boutique for the Road To Independence Tour and Happy Hour on the 4th Thursdays from 5:30-6:30. RSVP with firstname.lastname@example.org.
Events Not To Miss
August 12 - Sept 18: Rock Bottom Brewery "Respect the Mullet" beer sales benefit WRA.
September 4 - 6: Carla Mathis Style Salon Events. Contact 471-3170 for more information.
September 19 - 21: Camp Experience: Education Inspiration Connection hosted by Betsy Wiersma at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort. Visit campexperience.com for more information.
November – December: Indy Give! Donations of $25 or more get a Salt+Butter Co. cookie coupon to redeem at various spots around town. Yum!
November – December: Random meetup/tweetups Young Adult Stewardship Council YASCing Your Vision and More (Give! event)
November 8: Give! 4 the Community Run/Walk at Venetucci Farm. First 25 to sign up with WRA get a Janska team headband!
November 14: Holiday Whiskey Tasting (Give! event)
November 15-16: Breaking Transitions with Marianne Black.
November 20: Donate and Shop with JCrew (Give! event)
December 13: Give and WRA shops with the Citadel Mall
December 18: Go Get-um Girl top 30 reception at WRA (Give! event)
Visit Our Secure Online Donation Page
* $10 supports a teen for her first appointment toward planning for college, or personal support to develop a healthy relationship and positive life skills.
* $25 provides one woman with her first appointment in our Suit-Up for Success program, with access to classes on job readiness and interview skills, resume preparation, and personal development.
* $50 provides for 8 women to receive an introduction class to Computer Basics for job seekers
* $100 provides one session of Career Readiness Bootcamp for 5 clients in the adult programs
* $250 "adopts" one teenage girl to participate in the InterCept Too program for adjudicated girls, an 8-week program that is designed to teach positive development skills and educates and empowers girls to make better life decisions.
Our caring and compassionate staff members and volunteers help women of all ages create an individualized plan to improve their lives. Participants receive individualized coaching for personal and career development, job search skills, interview and resume assistance, computer training, workshops to alleviate stress and further their professional growth. Participants also have access to our signature Suit-Up for Success program for interview and employment clothing.
We also have school-based empowerment programs for at-risk adolescent girls to promote educational success, positive behaviors and healthy life choices, and to develop strong leadership skills, as well as an intervention program for female juvenile offenders engaged in the juvenile justice system.
Volunteers and financial supporters are our lifeblood, and there are many ways you can help further our nonprofit organization’s mission of empowering women to attain and maintain personal self-sufficiency and economic independence. Learn more »