Women's Empowerment

Women's Empowerment's mission was created by women expressing their needs, and a community coming together with the desire to end homelessness-for good. For 20 years, With a holistic program designed (and always adapting) to meet the unique needs of each woman experiencing homelessness, WE has graduated over 1,700 women and their more than 3,700 children, empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and achieve self-reliance. Located in Sacramento, California, WE provides education, counseling, essential services, and more, all in a safe and nurturing environment where every person is treated with respect and dignity.

WE Believe:
- Homelessness does not define a person. It is an experience, not their identity.
- Women are strong and resilient; each woman can be the author - and the hero - of her own life. With empowerment and support each woman can build the bright future she imagines for herself and her children.

After graduating from our program, 82% of women regain a safe home and over 80% find employment or enroll in higher education or training.
WE know that together, we can end homelessness, one woman - one family - at a time.


The mission of Women's Empowerment is to educate and empower women experiencing homelessness with the skills and confidence necessary to get a job, create a healthy lifestyle, and regain a home for themselves and their children.


Women's Empowerment is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We rely almost entirely on donations from individuals, businesses, and foundations. When you make a gift to Women's Empowerment you are helping break the cycle of homelessness for women and children in Sacramento.

Hire! Please consider hiring our ready, willing, and capable graduates! Employment is the best pathway out of homelessness. You can be the difference.

We rely heavily on volunteers to help with the many facets of our program. Volunteer opportunities include career mentors, childcare providers, workshop facilitators (cover letters, financial literacy, resume writing, etc.), mock interviewers, special event helpers, and so much more!

For more information on how you can get involved, visit www.womens-empowerment.org/volunteer

Share: Help create awareness about our mission and our programs by sharing us through your social media, with your networks, and in your community.

We need community partners who will support our program and development endeavors through in-kind donations. Support Women's Empowerment with a "Break Room Philanthropy Donation Drive." Items we need include gift cards; healthy non-perishable snacks; hygiene items; and program-supportive materials like resume paper, diapers, and snacks for our Child Development Center.

Contact us to learn more about our current wish list and urgent needs!

Organization Data


Organization name

Women's Empowerment

other names


Tax id (EIN)


Mission Category

Human Services

Operating Budget

$1,000,001-$5 million

Organization Need

Funding: Unrestricted, In-Kind Donations, Other, Volunteers


1590 North A Street
Sacramento, CA 95811





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