Thursday, February 29 2024 10:33

Resources to Support Women and Girls

Written by County Lines Magazine

Throughout this issue, we’ve shared the stories of inspiring women — in leadership, in history, in business and philanthropy — all of whom have made a difference in their communities. Now it’s your turn.

Our region is home to many nonprofit organizations impacting the lives of women and girls. Listed below are just a few that do good work in our community.

During Women’s History Month and all year long, consider volunteering at or contributing to these organizations. And find more on our website,

Black Women of Chester County in Action: Positively impacting the economic wellbeing and health of Black women and girls in Chester County. P.O. Box 825, Downingtown.

Community Youth & Women’s Alliance: Improving the spiritual, mental, social and physical condition of women and children within the Coatesville community. 423 E. Lincoln Hwy., Coatesville. 610-384-9591;

DE Breast Cancer Coalition: Offering programs and services for those affected by breast cancer. 100 W. 10th St., Ste. 209, Wilmington. 302-778-1102;

Domestic Violence Center of Chester County: Programs, intervention and advocacy to combat domestic violence. Offices in Coatesville, Kennett Square, Phoenixville and Oxford. 610-431-3546;

The Fund for Women & Girls: Ensuring women and girls have resources and opportunities to thrive. 113 E. Evans St., Ste. A, West Chester. 484-356-0940;

Girl Scouts of Eastern PA: Building courage, confidence and character for girls in eastern Pennsylvania. Shelly Ridge Service Ctr., 330 Manor Rd., Miquon. 215-564-2030;

Home of the Sparrow: Supporting single women and mothers experiencing or threatened by homelessness. 969 Swedesford Rd., Exton. 610-647-4940;

Maternal & Child Health Consortium of Chester County: Providing high-quality healthcare for pregnant and parenting women. 30 W. Barnard St., Ste. 1, West Chester. 610-344-5370;

Phoenixville Women’s Outreach: Providing a comprehensive transitional housing program, affordable housing, supportive services, advocacy and education to women in the greater Phoenixville area. P.O. Box 244, Phoenixville. 484-302-8151;

Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA: Providing sexual, reproductive and complementary services as well as comprehensive sexuality education and advocacy. Locations in West Chester, Coatesville, Media and more. 215-351-5500;

Regional Center for Women in the Arts: Encouraging and promoting the best emerging and established women artists while raising money for charities that benefit women in need. P.O. Box 510, Westtown. 484-354-6275;

Unite for HER: Enriching the health and wellbeing of those diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancers by funding and delivering integrative therapies. 127 E. Chestnut St., West Chester. 610-883-1177;

Wings for Success: Empowering women and girls in need to achieve career and economic stability through education, apparel and advocacy. Offices in Exton and Kennett Square. 610-644-6323;

Women’s Resource Center: Helping women and girls in southeastern Pennsylvania successfully navigate life transitions. 113 W. Wayne Ave., Wayne. 701-314-4357;

YoungMoms: Helping young mothers build thriving futures for themselves and their families. 111 Marshall St., Kennett Square. 855-964-6667;

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