Every Woman Housed in Los Angeles

Every Woman Housed in Los Angeles

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Downtown Women's Center

Downtown Women's Center

The Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) is the only organization in Los Angeles focused exclusively on serving and empowering women experiencing homelessness and formerly homeless women. We envision a Los Angeles with every woman housed and on a path to personal stability.

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Grow the Housing First Model

Every woman housed in Los Angeles. At DWC, we know housing first is key to an individual’s successful transition out of homelessness and on the path to success. Housing First is a research-based solution to ending homelessness that prioritizes providing housing to individuals experiencing homelessness as quickly as possible without preconditions. This approach is based on the belief that people require their food, shelter, and safety needs to be met first in order to begin the path to personal stability.

Learn About Permanent Supportive Housing

Permanent supportive housing is comfortable, safe, and affordable housing without time limits and access to on-site services. Housing First is widely considered a best practice in ending homelessness.

Shop MADE by DWC

Every purchase you make at MADE by DWC empowers women transitioning out of homelessness.

Contact Representatives

Your voice matters! Your representatives work for you and are elected to represent your values. When we send contact our legislators, we let them know how they should represent us when making laws and policy decisions.

Host your own event and join the cause

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Bring people together to help learn more and take action for a cause. Whether its a virtual panel discussion, a class, or just a happy hour with friends, get involved in the causes you’re passionate about by combining advocacy with connection.