Programs and Services
This portion of the WFA website is constantly expanding. The Women's Foundation is working to provide a "one stop" experience to website visitors looking for nonprofit organizations who provide direct programming and services to women and girls in Arkansas.
The Departments of Workforce Services is dedicated to being Arkansas's preferred provider of workforce services and solutions. It is their goal to enable the Arkansas workforce to compete in the global economy by linking a comprehensive array of service for employers and job seekers.
Searchable directory of homeless shelters in Arkansas by City, including emergency shelters for situations such as hurricanes. With the recession in Arkansas, many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Webhost is Homeless Shelter Directory "helping the needy since 2006."
The AWBC is committed to providing technical assistance, training, and access to capital services tailored to meet the needs of women business owners.
Find assistance for women and children who are victims of abuse and domestic violence in Arkansas. If your family is in immediate danger, call 911. This link takes you to the US ALS website's list of Battered Women Shelters in Arkansas complete with address, hotlines and phone numbers.
Catholic Charities Immigration Services provides low-cost immigration counseling and support services to families and individuals who are eligible for immigration benefits, educates immigrants about their civil and legal rights, and advocates on the behalf of immigrants to ensure that they are treated with dignity and respect regardless of their legal status. The mission of Catholic Charities Immigration Services is to aid persons in clarifying their legal status in the United States, and thereby to alleviate the related problems of family separation, economic victimization and social isolation.
Phone: (501) 664-0340
DIVAS stands for Dynamic Individuals Victoriously Achieving Success. DIVAS, Inc. is committed to being Central Arkansas's signature program for empowering & maximizing the professional & personal development of girls to ensure a successful future.
Feminism 2.0 brings together the leadership of major women’s advocacy organizations and online women’s communities to further the connection between today's issues and women's voices. Feminism2.0 is intended for all women interested in better policy for women, families and society.
The National Council of Women’s Organizations (NCWO) is a 501c3 nonpartisan, nonprofit coalition that represents over 11 million women across the United States.
The mission of the NWHP is to recognize and celebrate the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing information and educational materials and programs.
Our House provides the working homeless (families and individuals) with safe, clean, comfortable housing; food; free child care; education; and job training in order that they may return to independence and lead productive lives.
Phone: (501) 374-7383 | Address: 302 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72206
The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, celebrates women's progress toward equality—and explores the evolving role of women and their contributions to society-through educational programs, tours, exhibits, research and publications.
The Women’s Bureau was created by law in 1920 to formulate standards and policies to promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment.
United Way Worldwide is the leadership and support organization for the network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories. United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives.
Find a Local United Way Organization here.
Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) works nationally and in its home community of Washington, DC to build pathways to economic independence for America's families, women, and girls. WOW has a distinctive history in changing the landscape of women and work.
TWU is the largest public university primarily for women in the United States and one of the most diverse institutions of higher education in the nation.
Women's Funding Network connects and strengthens more than 160 organizations that fund women's solutions across the globe, making WFN one of the largest collaborative philanthropic networks in the world. WFN members are women's foundations that span public charities, private foundations and funds within community foundations.
A Smithsonian affiliate, The Women's Museum™: An Institute for the Future makes visible the unique, textured, and diverse stories of American women. Using the latest technology and interactive media, the Museum's exhibits and programs expand our understanding of women's participation in shaping our nation's history and create a lively environment for dialogue and discovery. Thousands of stories recount public and private triumphs and the struggles of those who would be denied their freedoms in all its forms: political, social, and spiritual.