1926 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205


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Empowering Women, Changing Lives and Strengthening our Community for over 20 Years

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Trusted stewards of funds & charitable gifts - 86c of every $ goes towards programming
Experts in providing quality, affordable counseling and career coaching
When you help a woman you help a family. 90% of our clients are mothers
Everyone deserves a place to come to when their life is in turmoil
Empowering women to be self sufficient.
Empowering Woman, Changing Lives, Strengthening our Community
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An Overview
Of What We Do
At WRC Manatee
We help women discover their inner strength
and confidence through information, assistance
and support.
Our desire is that every woman be empowered
to enjoy stability and fulfillment in every area of their life.
The WRC Manatee is the place for women who want their
future to be different than their past.
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What Is The WRC?

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Everyone needs a place, we hope that you will find yours here with us at the Women’s Resource Center.

Whether coping with difficult family relationships, adjusting to a career change, concerned about financial security, grieving the loss of a loved one, or simply seeking opportunities for personal growth we are here to help you on your personal journey.

We believe women are the heart of the family and families are the backbone of our community. No matter what stage you are currently in at one point you have been a child, sister, mother, aunt, friend, employee or employer and what we know is: When the women of our community are strong, self-sufficient, and making good decisions the impact is far reaching.

We provide a safe, welcoming environment where you are met with understanding and information to help when you find yourself in a state of transition and not sure of your next steps and opportunities.

The Women’s Resource Center has been Empowering Women, Changing Lives and Strengthening our Community for 25 Years!

We are excited to report that the Board Women’s Resource Center have seen the potential of creating a regional approach to providing services to our clients. The combination of our program offerings are amazing and exciting – we hope you will take the time to view our new, combined three month calendar and marvel at the quality and variety of programming that is now available to the women of our region.

Please click here to view our current program calendar!

If you would like to learn more about our services or know someone who can benefit from the Center, please contact us at 941-747-6797.

Administrative Hours:

Monday – Thursday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 12 noon

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How can YOU make a difference?

Corporate Sponsorship, our Membership Circle, One Time Giving as well as Donations of Clothing or Time....Every Penny Helps us Help the Women and Families of Manatee & Sarasota Counties.

Why The WRC?

This Years Service to Women

4000 hours of class and workshop programming
2000+ referrals of local resources for women
1500+ Women Counseled

Years of Experience

  • The Women’s Resource Center has 25 years of experience helping women and families in Manatee County.
  • The Women’s Resource Center seeks to constantly improve and update our programs and services to meet the changing needs of our community.
  • The Women’s Resource Center offered 1,947 referrals to other local agencies in 2012/13.
  • The Women’s Resource Center has a history of collaboration with other local non profits such as HOPE Family Services, PACE Center for Girls and Foundation for Dreams.
  • The Women’s Resource Center  saw 1,424 people for mental health counseling in 2012/13.


89% of Every Dollar Benefits Women & Families

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