Women’s Resource Center
For women and families in
challenging situations, the center provides a range of services
to meet their needs, helping them achieve their personal and
professional goals through information, education, referral and
The Baby Basics Closet is the only one of its
kind in Guilford County, and it provides diapers, wipes, clothes
and other baby care necessities to more than 600 families per
year. YWCA works with partner organizations to provide this
service. Vouchers are given to people in need who then use them
to shop at the Baby Basics Closet.
The Computer Lab gives YWCA clients access to computers and
the Internet – technology that they may not have at home. In
addition to making computers available for job searching and
resume development, the lab provides our members access to basic
computer classes and some community college courses.
The Career Closet offers clothing suitable for work or
interviews. The clothing is new or lightly used and is donated
by individuals and/or companies that participate in clothing
drives. Anyone can shop in the Career Closet and clothing is
provided for free, by referral, for those in need who have an
interview. Having professional clothing to wear to an interview
helps participants feel more confident, and the program provides
sustainable income for the center.
educational programs for the community including Economic
Seminars, resume writing, mock interviews and other topics
related to the needs of women in our community.
Other Support Services include
one-on-one information and referrals to all Human Services
Providers in the community along with follow-up and access to
the Resource Library and Women In Transition support groups.