The Cambridge Women’s Center

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Place Category: Community Center and Library & ArchivePlace Tags: Greater Boston Places and Places in MA

  • Description

    A community center for all who identify as women from all backgrounds. The center’s mission is to provide a supportive space and offer opportunities for healing, learning, empowerment, and trauma support. To achieve those goals, the center operates various services such as telephone and in-person helpline, legal service, material assistance of food and clothing, and information about employment and housing.
    Among the center’s facilities are a library, a computer lab, a beautiful garden, and the company of other women. Visitors can participate in different activities, including yoga, meditation, sewing, art workshops, writing workshops, feminist book club, theater group, managing money classes, trauma support group, and The Survivor Quilt Project.

    APN | Cambridge Women's Center

    Numerous women face issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, abuse, and discrimination. APN presents this profile of The Women's Center, an organization that provides resources, support, and healing from these traumatic experiences, and also offers programs and counseling to empower women. The center promotes women's rights, and challenges attitudes that devalue women.

    This segment was part of Newscast recorded on July 10, 2014.

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    Address: 46 Pleasant St, Cambridge, MA 02139
    All the center’s services are free of charge.
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