FOCUS Women's Resource Center, Charlottesville, USA
|FOCUS Women's Resource Center, Charlottesville, USA|
|Street address:||FOCUS Women's Resource Center
953 2nd St. SE Charlottesville, VA 22902
|State or Province:||Virginia|
|Location coordinates:||38° 1' 35" N, 78° 28' 58" W|
|Executive Director:||Hobby Parent|
|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|
The mission of FOCUS is to be a community for any woman seeking help or growth. They promote awareness through information and education.
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.