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The mission of Women’s Empowerment is to educate and empower women who are homeless with the skills and confidence necessary to get a job, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and regain a home for themselves and their children. We offer the most comprehensive job-readiness program in Sacramento exclusively designed to serve homeless women and their children. In our initial nine-week program, we provide women with free onsite child care in our child development center and transportation assistance. Each woman works with a master’s level social worker to address her root causes of homelessness. She attends classes on job-readiness, financial literacy, confidence building and empowerment – many taught by volunteers from the Sacramento area. She receives health services onsite and in the community. With health improving and increased stability, women focus on job-readiness with their employment specialist and volunteer career mentor. Women who graduate from our nine-week program can enroll in our graduate services and access these services whenever they are in need: paid job training, vocational certifications, counseling with social worker and employment specialist, access to professional clothing closet, and job retention services for employer partners and graduates working for them. In 2017, 92% of women in our program found homes and 77% found jobs or enrolled in school or training. Since 2001, 1,503 women have graduated from Women’s Empowerment with their 3,600 children.