Empowering women so that they can build better lives for themselves and their families.

The Women's Resource Center is a 501 (c)(3), non-profit organization that has been serving Polk, Highland, and Hardee counties since 1984.  

Our Mission is to provide a variety of services for women and their families in crisis. We provide each client with valuable assistance that will enhance their current situation through immediate services, while empowering each woman and family to become productive members within their community. 

Women's Resource Center of Florida is here to help women and their families during times of crisis and transition.  We offer programs that can help our clients rewrite their stories and start living a life that makes them proud and independent.

Independence Program

The Independence Program helps women regain independence, become self-sufficient, and improve their overall mental health and wellness so they can  better support themselves and their families. 

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Cheep Boutique

The Cheep Boutique thrift store helps supports our efforts to build stronger families in the Polk County area. Please visit our store for savings on clothing, accessories, and home furnishings. Please contact us if you have any donations.

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Recent Events

Amazing Donation of Food!

Winter Haven, FL, April 4, 2016– The Results Company, a local business has just donated 1,663 food items to stock the Women’s Resource Center’s free food pantry serving low income clients.  The Results Company is an inbound/outbound contact center currently employing over 450 people. The company held a food drive to benefit the Women’s Resource Center aptly named “Hang Up On Hunger.”  Karen Upshaw’s Team (Photo 1) effort culminated in over 1,000 items! 

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2016 Fashion Show