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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: Backpack Drive on Now! 
We need backpacks and school supplies to help children of the women served at CRT's Women’s Empowerment Center in Hartford. Now thru August 22, donations can be dropped off at Division West Bistro and Bar, 36 LaSalle Rd, West Hartford, CT! (See flyer below for details!)
Our thanks to Women’s Empowerment Center volunteer Neysa Airas in collaboration with Division West Bistro and Bar for leading this effort in support of the women and families we serve. 




Updated August 2019