A Dynamic Approach to Helping Women and Their Families
Crittenton Women's Union breaks new ground daily helping low-income women achieve economic independence. In one organization, we combine direct service programs, independent research, and public advocacy. Our clients' determination to overcome poverty informs our search for solutions and inspires our call for change.
From Opportunity to Burden: Profiles of Households Caught in the Credit Trap
The result of a year-long collaborative study, CWU's newest report chronicles how consumer debt prevents low-income Massachusetts residents from achieving economic independence and makes service and policy recommendations for removing financial instability as a barrier to self-sufficiency.
Crittenton Women’s Union transforms the lives of 1,400 people each year. Learn more about how CWU is creating opportunities for economic independence!
Economic Independence Calculator
What are the real costs of living in Massachusetts in 2013? This invaluable interactive tool will allow you to easily determine how much it costs for a specific family-type to live in any community in Massachusetts.