Providing Opportunities for Women in Reentry (POWR)



The Reentry Division in partnership with The LA County Probation Department, is developing the Providing Opportunities for Women in Reentry (POWR) program which will link systems-impacted women to safe housing, employment, family reunification, support groups, mental health, and substance use treatment, to reduce recidivism, improve their well-being, and achieve self-sufficiency.

Main program components:

check circle icon Peer led case management and mentorship. 
check circle icon Cognitive Behavioral Intervention.  
check circle icon Transportation Services  
check circle icon Interim Housing for single women, women identified and women with children. 


System impacted women/women identified who are over 18 

Referral Contact Information:

SHIELDS for Families:

Catherine Lozano, Program Manager

Web: www.shieldsforfamilies.org

Email: clozano@shieldsforfamilies.org

Tel: +1 323-242-5000

Address: 11705 Deputy Yamamoto Place, Lynwood, CA 90262

Center of Living and Learning:

Leslie Cruz, Program Manager

Web: www.center4living.org

Email: leslie.c@center4living.org

Tel: +1 818-660-7341

Address: 14549 Archwood Street, Suite 221, Van Nuys, CA 91405

Providing Opportunities for Women in Reentry Fact Sheet

Providing Opportunities for Women in Reentry (POWR)

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