About Us

The Women's Center of Wake County is a multi-service resource center, located near downtown Raleigh, with the mission of preventing and ending homelessness for women and their families in partnership with individuals, agencies and organizations throughout the community.  Through tireless engagement and outreach, the organization serves a range of women, from those who are chronically homeless to those who are employed but at risk of homelessness.


Board of Directors

Jean Williams, Ph.D. – Ex-Officio
Carrie Tortora – Gailor Hunt Law Firm
Ellen Duncan – Cherry Bekaert
Frank Folger – Nationwide Insurance
Crash S. Gregg – Triangle Downtowner Magazine, Commercial & Residential Realtor with Century 21
Larry King, Ph.D. – Retired NCSU Professor
Charlotte Mitchell – Law Office of Charlotte Mitchell
Katie Pollara – Rex Healthcare
Chuck Powell – Enterprise Holdings
Virginia Wilson – Bayer Corporation
Christina Apperson – Volunteer
Briana Warren – Bri’s  Boucakes
Susan Riley – Blue Cross Blue Shield NC
Eugene Weeks – Volunteer
Gregory Jenkins II – Town of Cary
Austen High – Wake County Democratic Party
Blythe Tyrone – The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation