Media Room

Press Contact

Rachel Kassenbrock
RachelK@DowntownWomensCenter.org
213-213-2809

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. Our mission is to end homelessness for women in greater Los Angeles through housing, wellness, and advocacy.

By the Numbers (2017)

  • 119 units of Permanent Supportive Housing
  • 4,150 women served
  • 210 women were housed
  • 99% housing retention rate
  • 110,400 meals served in our Day Center
  • 15,100 case management sessions
  • 1,300 counseling sessions
  • 1,000 Women’s Health Clinic visits
  • 800 women accessed workforce development services
  • 90 advocacy actions were taken to drive systemic change

Leadership

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