The mission of Dress for Success Cincinnati is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help them thrive in work and in life.

Our vision is a world where women do not live in poverty, are treated with dignity and respect and are strengthening their families and shaping their communities.


Special Thanks to Our Sponsors.


 
Upcoming Events



 
DeAnna Hoskins to Become Justice Department Senior Policy Advisor
DeAnna Hoskins will be leaving her position as Director of Hamilton County's re-entry program to become Senior Policy Advisory for Corrections/Re-Entry at the Justice Department in Washington, DC. She has been a Dress for Success Cincinnati Board member since 2013 and was one of the first women we served when we opened our doors in 1999.

Read the story in the Cincinnati Enquirer!

Also read why Cincinnati Employers may want to hire ex-offenders.

   
  National Re-Entry Week Symposium
Tuesday, April 26. 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at Great American Ball Park
Topics include: Seeking Employment with a criminal past; Barriers upon re-entry: Child support, housing, etc; Know your rights
Keynote Speaker: Assistant Attorney General, Karol Mason

Click here for more information

  Now Hiring!
Representatives from Patriot Roofing, Lowe's and Walgreen's participated in a Career Panel for our Going Places Network members. Here's what they had to say"

Ceasar Sanchez, founder and owner of Patriot Roofing told our women how his mother instilled the work ethic he now has and admires. "Be positive," he says. That's the key to working at his company.

Long-time employer partner, Curtis Foster, Human Resources Manager for Lowe's, says customer service is the key to success at his company.

Ben Dane, store manager for Walgreen's Corryville, is looking for dependable, adaptable and flexible employees. "Your smile is key," he says. "I can teach you the rest."

All three of these companies are hiring. Got a background? If you are up front, honest and willing to work, they want you to be part of their team.
 
Veteran Entrepreneurs Workshop
April 27-28
8:30-4:30
Workshops include: Exploring Basic Business Insights; Exploring Essentials for Entrepreneurs; Business Concepts and Feasibility Planning; Listening to Your Business; Living the Entrepreneur Experience; and Resources.

For more information, click here

 
Job Search Help Available
Clients who visit our Career Center get access to computers, printers and the internet. They also get valuable assistance from volunteers like Gina Goings and Christine Dauenhauer who work with them on interviewing skills, resumes and job search advice.

Help! We Need Jewelry, Handbags and Plus Size Clothing.

Our inventory is running low due to the increased need for our services. So, clean out your closet and donate new and gently used women's clothing and accessories to Dress for Success Cincinnati. We are in particular need of shoes, purses, jewelry and plus sizes. Interview- and work-appropriate clothing will be given to women in need who are entering the workforce. Designer, dressy and casual attire and accessories will be sold in our Portaluca Boutiques with proceeds going to support our programs for disadvantaged women. Click for more information on how to donate clothing.