Preventing and Ending Homelessness for Women in The Triangle

It is estimated that there are more than 5,000 homeless neighbors in The Triangle area. Many of them are women. The women you see on the street, sleeping on concrete and desperately seeking safety and shelter are somebody’s mother, sister, daughter, grandmother, friend.

Join us in providing food, clothing, shelter, medical and behavioral mental health services, housing assistance and more to women experiencing homelessness in The Triangle.


Our Mission

The Women's Center is a multi-service resource center, located near downtown Raleigh. The Women’s Center is the only day shelter focused exclusively on serving and empowering women experiencing homelessness in The Triangle area of North Carolina. Through tireless engagement and outreach, we work with each individual woman to help break the cycle of homelessness and realize her dream of a safe, affordable home and sustained self-sufficiency.


Our Impact

In 2018, The Women's Center served over 630 women who came to our doors seeking safety, shelter, food, critical life saving services and more. Each month, The Women's Center provides more than 650 meals, 2,280 articles of clothing, 3,800 hygiene items, 330 hours of case management and counseling services and 12 hours of medical care.


Hours of shelter

The Women's Center is the only drop-in safety and stabilization day shelter in The Triangle region of North Carolina, serving 30-50 women every day year round. Homeless women, staying in local Emergency Overnight Shelters must vacate each morning and may not return until late afternoon. The Women's Center provides shelter and critical, life-saving services, such as medical and behavioral healthcare, food, clothing, hygiene items, housing support and assistance with acquiring vital documents and accessing local resources.



Years Serving the triangle area

The Women’s Center has served our community for more than 40 years! Our original mission was in serving women re-entering the community from prison. As The Triangle has grown, our Mission has adapted to the needs of women in our community. And, as such, The Women's Center has expanded our Mission to serve women experiencing homelessness for over 25 years.



women served

In 2018, more than 650 women came through the doors of The Women's Center seeking food, shelter and other life-saving resources. It is estimated that in our 40 years of service, with the support of our loyal donors, The Women's Center has served over 65,000 women in The Triangle Area.


Get Involved Today

There are many ways to get involved at Women's Center of Wake County. Give the gift of your time and talents to women experiencing homelessness in the Triangle, host a drive or donate needed items, and touch a life in your own unique way.