Who We Are
Crittenton Women’s Union (CWU) is a nonprofit innovator in breaking the cycle of poverty. We provide direct services, perform in-depth research, and advocate for public policy changes that will support low-income women in their journey to economic self-sufficiency. Each year CWU helps approximately 1,400 people annually through its Mobility Mentoring®, housing, education and workforce development programs.
WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE
CWU is a social service provider, a think tank and a grassroots advocacy organization—all in one. Each arm of the organization informs and intersects with the others, fostering a flexible, dynamic and creative environment that produces measurable results. CWU applies this unique, holistic approach to working with its clients, connecting them to a network of resources and accompanying them on their journey to economic independence.