FOCUS Women's Resource Center, Charlottesville, USA

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FOCUS Women's Resource Center, Charlottesville, USA
Logo:
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Street address: FOCUS Women's Resource Center

953 2nd St. SE Charlottesville, VA 22902

City: Charlottesville
State or Province: Virginia
Country: United States
Location:
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Location coordinates: 38° 1' 35" N, 78° 28' 58" W
Executive Director: Hobby Parent
Contact number: 434-293-2222
Contact email: focus@focuscville.org
Website: http://focus.avenue.org/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/focuscville
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_87053893323
Target: Girls and Women
Organization type: Local NGO (operating at the community level)
Sectors: Violence Against Women, Teen Pregnancy/Mothers, Single Mothers, Reproductive Health, Poverty Alleviation, Leadership, Homeless, HIV/AIDS, Health, Empowerment, Elder Women, Education, Economic Empowerment
Year founded/registered: 1972

Summary

The mission of FOCUS is to be a community for any woman seeking help or growth. They promote awareness through information and education.

About

FOCUS launched in 1972 to empower women in a changing world. FOCUS’ founding mothers inaugurated a tradition of professionalism and volunteerism that continues to this day. FOCUS plants seeds for girls and women to grow and succeed in life and in their careers. They treat all of their clients with compassion and dignity. Their emphasis is on life skills training, local resources, Microloans, and youth services through Teensight.

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