2000- WSW started in the homes of women who were sharing in the same struggles and coming together to share encouragement and strategies to utilized in these stressful times. 

2011- WSW collaboration with faith base programs and outreach events.

2015- Implementation of structured services

2016- Moving Forward!

WSW is a community of women focused on empowerment, support and building women who have loved ones incarcerated and women in recovery. We provide resources, support groups and training for women to thrive and strive during difficult times. With chapters in northern and southern California, we aim to provide a global network for women whole working locally in our communities. We are have a tailored curriculum that focuses on each category:

Women with loved ones incarcerated



Peer Support Specialist/ Supportive Coaching

Workshops/Community Activities


Women in Recovery

12 Topic Building Sessions

Social Integrating