The Women's Center
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3216 S. Hopkins Avenue, Titusville -- (321) 362-5885
The Women's Center North Guild
... was formed Nov 9, 2010, through a series of group meetings called Vision for Victims. They will be supporting the efforts of the Titusville office and shelter.
We welcome you to become a member and join the Women's Center North Guild. Contact the Women's Center in North Brevard for more information at 321-607-6811.
The Women's Center is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization dedicated to changing lives for the better, forever. Hunger, homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault occur daily in Brevard County. The Women's Center is committed to addressing these needs by providing a progressive step towards safe, healthy, self-sufficient lives.
Thanks to our volunteers and loyal supporters we are able to provide counseling services, financial assistance, career guidance, job training, transitional housing and victim advocacy now available in North Brevard.
Our primary need is for victim advocates and assistance in the office.
Other volunteer opportunities include shelter assistance, counselors, peer counselors, child care assistance and workshop facilitators.
Contact: Jennifer Guarino at 321-607-6811
Under a grant from the DEO we will assist homemakers 35 years of age or older, who need training a. nd support to transition to either their first job or back into the workforce. These are individuals who are unemployed or underemployed and have been supported by a spouse or family member, but are no longer due to divorce, separation, death, unemployment or disability or have been dependent on federal assistance.
Career Guidance Services
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WOMEN'S CENTER HOSTS GIRLS SUMMER CAMPS:
Brevard County, FL -- The Women's Center is offering a summer camp for girls in Melbourne and Titusville. Camp GAIA (Girls' Adolescence, Independence & Achievement Camp) is designed for girls entering the 5th & 6th grade and 7th & 8th grade in the upcoming school year.
"CAMP GAIA 2017"
Each day, camp activity will focus on a specific theme, such as learning to take care of themselves, leadership and teamwork, being a good citizen and giving back to the community. Learning points at the camp will focus on good nutrition and exercise, self-awareness, channeling emotions and setting future goals.
Melbourne Camp GAIA will be held at The Women's Center, 1425 Aurora Road, Melbourne 32935.
Dates and times for Camp GAIA in Melbourne are:
Titusville Camp GAIA will be held at The Women's Center, 400 Julia Street, Titusville 32796.
- 5th and 6th grade Camp - Monday, June19 through Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- 6th and 7th grade Camp - Monday, June 26 through Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dates and times for Titusville are:
The cost for a one-week camp session is $125.00 with $25.00 due upon registration. Scholarships are available. Space is limited. For more information, review the brochure and application online at www.womenscenter.net.
- 5th & 6th grade Camp - Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 14, 2017 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- 7th & 8th grade Camp - Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21, 2017 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Domestic violence affects one in every four women, and over 100 children are abused every hour. The Women's Center in Brevard serves over 10,000 women and children annually. The agency's goal is to assist in creating safe, healthy, self-sufficient lives by providing support, education, counseling, information and services to survivors of domestic, dating, and sexual violence, and those suffering the ill effects of poverty, homelessness, and mental health challenges. The Women's Center is a 501 (c) 3 United Way agency.
The Women's Center Titusville location now offers the following Career Guidance Services:
The Women's Center Career Guidance program is a personalized program that explores career options and individual growth. Those who participate are able to have a clearer understanding of who they are, what motivates them, the skills they want to use in their work, and education or specialized training that may be required.
- Working one-on-one with a Career Guide
- Creation of an Individual Employment Plan
- Assistance with Exploration of Schools/ Careers
- Employability/Job Search Workshop
- Career Interest Testing
- Resume Writing Assistance
- Interview Preparation
- Job Posting/Job Referrals/Job Search Assistance
- 200 Hour On-the-Job Training Program
- Computer/Office Machine Usage for Job Search
- Career Clothing and Beauty Items/Services
- Community Resource Referrals
- Food Pantry
- Free Therapeutic Counseling Sessions
- Microloans to Start Small Business
Recently the Women's Center was awarded a grant by the State of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) to assist Displaced Homemakers.
Under this grant we are able to assist individuals 35 years of age or older, who are unemployed or underemployed, and need training and support to transition back into the workforce or into a better paying position. These are individuals who have been financially supported by a spouse or family member, but are no longer due to divorce, separation, death, disability or unemployment. All services are free of charge for men and women who meet the program criteria. Please feel free to distribute the attached flyer and/or refer clients as needed.
Under a grant from the DEO we assist homemakers 35 years of age or older, male or female, needing training and support to transition into their first job or back into the workforce. These individuals were once supported by a spouse or family member, but due to divorce, separation, death, or disability they are now unemployed or underemployed and need to become self- sufficient.
If you have any questions or would like additional information, I can be reached at 321-607-6811, ext. 2206.