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CRT Women’s Empowerment Center (WEC)

Inspiring members to take charge of their destiny to live dynamic lives.

We envision a community in which  women, regardless of race, ethnicity, income level, or social status are mentored and empowered to reach their  full potential.

CRT’s Women’s Services supports women by providing a supportive environment where you can thrive and feel empowered to improve your quality of life while  dealing with life’s challenges.

Services Offered:

  • A center that is a welcoming, safe point of entry for women to access holistic support services and mentorship to assist them on their journey of redirecting their paths to living dynamic lives.
  • Personal development classes and support groups.
  • Empowerment programs, conferences, leadership training, and workshops on a variety of topics, such as financial literacy, entrepreneurship, career development and workforce readiness tailored to advancing progress on their goals.
  • Opportunities to network with successful women in business, transcending social and economic boundaries, to build a bridge to economic stability.
  • Comprehensive Behavioral Health Services.
  • Intensive Case Management for women or individuals that identify as women.
  • A small children’s play area is available for members who need to bring their children while they are receiving services.

Eligibility Requirements:
Members of the WEC are women or individuals identifying as women who live in Greater Hartford or Middlesex County.               

Application Process:
Individuals may walk in to the WEC, or be referred by any provider. Membership  is always free.

Service Hours and Location:
CRT’s Women’s Empowerment Center
330 Market Street, Hartford, CT  06120  (Lower level - entrance in the back of the building. On-site parking is available.)
Phone: (860) 761-7897
Office Hours: Mon thru Fri, 8:00  a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Evenings and weekends as scheduled)

Be sure to check out the Women's Empowerment Center Calendar of Events for August 2019 and also for September 2019

For more information: Please contact Tenesha Grant, Director of Women's Services via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

NEW: A "Resource Guide For Families with Loved Ones in Prison" from our friends at the Judy Dworin Performance Project is available in both English and Spanish




Updated October 2019