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Resources

Here we share resources designed to encourage, empower and uplift ourselves as women. Check this page often as we will update regularly with great resources shared by members.  Do you have suggestions for us? Please feel free to submit them to us via our Contact Page.   

SOCIAL SERVICES

The Housing Stability program (HSP)

The Housing Stability program (HSP) is designed to prevent families from becoming homeless or to help those who are experiencing homelessness to be quickly rehoused and stabilized. HSP can provide financial assistance for up to 3 months of past due rent or move in assistance including the first, second, and last month's rent to secure permanent housing. After a family is assisted they participate in at least 12 months of case management and supportive services as well as financial literacy education.

To be eligible for HSP there must be (1) a child under 18 in the home or an adult child with disabilities (2) the total household income must be between 45% and 75% of the Area Median Income (3) a loss of income due to an unexpected emergency or event and (4) they have been a resident of Broward County for at least 6 months.

To apply for HSP, call 211 or contact Broward Regional Health Planning Council at 954-561-9681 and ask for the HSP program. Or visit theirr website at www.brhpc.org.

LifeNet4Families

LifeNet4Families | Cooperative Feeding Program feeds hungry bodies, minds and souls – apart from hot meals, the children, women and men receive classes in life skills, they have access to job training, health clinics, haircuts, etc.

lifentet4families volunteers

Learn more about LifeNet4Families on their website, www.lifenetforfamilies.org

WOWEN EMPOWERMENT

JAMAICAN WOMEN OF WASHINGTON DC - www.jwow.org

LEAN IN - www.leanin.org

ATHENA INTERNATIONAL POWERLINK - www.athenainternational.org

FINANCES

PNC BANK, resources for women in business - www.pnc.com/women

GAIL VAZ-OXLADE (CNBC Princess and Till Debt Do Us Part) - www.gailvazoxlade.com

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