WHO WE ARE

The Women’s Resource Center is a 501(C)3 nonprofit focused on providing women of all ages and backgrounds with support, resources and services.

For almost 40 years in Sarasota and 30 years in Bradenton, the WRC has been a place for women and families to turn to when they are looking for help, guidance, or information.

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EMPOWERING WOMEN ON THE SUNCOAST SINCE 1979

Today, the WRC serves thousands of women and families in Manatee and Sarasota counties. Our vision is to offer unique strategies and resources that encourage self-confidence, determination, and a sense of place, that not only will meet immediate needs, but also provide hope for the future. 

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WRC MISSION & VISION

To engage, enrich, educate and empower women of all backgrounds. We envision a community where all women and families thrive.

Every Monday our team sends out the WRC Weekly Resource Report. Each issue is filled with local and national resources to help you connect to services and find support.

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WHERE ARE WE LOCATED?

The Women’s Resource Center has three locations across Manatee and Sarasota Counties, enabling our team to serve women from Parrish to Englewood. 

Our centers are currently only open on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for Career Closet visits and to accept donations. We continue to offer our Programs & Services remotely.

WRC MANATEE


1926 Manatee Ave W

Bradenton, FL 34205

(941)747-6797

WRC SARASOTA


340 S. Tuttle Ave

Sarasota, FL 34237

(941)366-1700

WRC VENICE


530 US-41 Bypass South #5A

Venice, FL 34285

(941)485-9724

The Unique Boutique of the Women’s Resource Center

Shop to make a difference.

The Unique Boutique of the Women’s Resource Center is a resale boutique offering gently worn, brand name, women’s clothing, and accessories in a variety of sizes and styles. All profits directly benefit the programs of the Women’s Resource Center.

Location: visit us in the heart of Bradenton’s charming downtown area in Jennings Arcade on Old Main Street. 417 12th St W #103, Bradenton, FL 34205

We are open Tuesday thru Saturday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Questions? Please give us a call at (941)750-0032.

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Clothing Donations | Changing your outfit can change another women’s life.

Your clothing donation makes a big impact! Through sales at the Unique Boutique, over half a million dollars has been raised for programs and services. The Women’s Resource Center offers access to a Career Closet where free clothing, shoes, purses, and other accessories are available for work, an interview, or everyday casual wear.

The donations of gently-worn ladies’ clothing, including accessories such as shoes, handbags, scarves, and jewelry accepted on only Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at all three locations. 

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