Whether you’re searching for woman-to-woman mentorship or looking for an outfit to help ace your next job interview, these five local organizations have your back.
Serving women in Hamilton and Butler counties, WHW works to prevent gender-based violence and empower survivors through crisis intervention and support services ranging from a 24-hour hotline and hospital accompaniment to legal advocacy and professional training. The organization serves more than 15,000 clients each year and provides sexual violence crisis services to women in Brown and Adams counties.
215 E. Ninth St., downtown, (513) 977-5541
This mental health collective offers individual, women-focused therapy delivered by licensed clinical psychologists and behavioral health experts in a positive, comprehensive environment. Join one of the collaborative’s “Thrive Circles,” small groups that gather regularly for eight-week sessions to work through a variety of topics, from burnout and body peace to postpartum life and coping with chronic illness.
2245 Gilbert Ave., Walnut Hills, (513) 216-0068
Through individualized, one-on-one mentorship and programming, this Mason-based organization aims to lift single, low-income mothers out of poverty. More than 90 percent of the 100-plus moms who have graduated from the multi-year program remain financially self-sufficient.
408 Fourth Ave., Mason, (844) 224-4673
Dignity and respect—that’s the promise made to each woman at Dress for Success, the local nonprofit that has provided workwear to tens of thousands of job-seeking Cincinnati women since its founding in 1999. The interview outfitting StyleHER program remains a hallmark of DFS, but the organization has broadened its services to include career development programming for unemployed and underemployed women.
4623 Wesley Ave., Norwood, (513) 651-3372
Our chapter of the world’s oldest and largest multicultural women’s organization provides a wide variety of programming and assistance programs to help women thrive. More than 900 professionals have been honored as part of the YWCA’s Rising Star Leadership Program, a five-month program shaping the city’s future leaders in gender and racial equity.
898 Walnut St., downtown, (513) 241-7090