Her Path to Self-Defined Success Begins Here!

The mission of Dress for Success Phoenix is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

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Client Services

Dress for Success Phoenix provides a robust offering of life-changing services.

Styling

Through personal styling, we give a woman the confidence she needs to successful begin a new career.

Career Center

Our clients gain access to the resources, support and education they need to excel in their career.

EducateHER

We give women the opportunity to earn college certificates for livable wage careers.

Mobile Career Center

We bring our services to clients, removing the hurdle of transportation.

The Workforce Initiative

Helps young adults 16-24 successful enter the workforce through education.

Fast Track to Success

Assists unemployed and
underemployed clients gain competitive professional skills.

Professional Women's Group

Networking association for clients to share support, information and inspiration.

About Dress for Success Phoenix

We're More Than Just a Suit. We're Inspiring Confidence.

Dress for Success Phoenix provides each client with professional attire to secure employment, however we are about much more than simply a new outfit. In addition to equipping the client with apparel and accessories, our extensive job readiness and career training furnish her with a confidence that she carries forever with the knowledge that she can actively define her life, the direction she takes and what success means to her.

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Our Impact

Changing the Cycle,
One Woman at a Time

The Professional Women‘s Group is an international networking association for Dress for Success clients who have recently entered the workforce, some for the first time, to provide support, practical information and inspiration to help women achieve self-defined success in career and in life. It is the first and only employment retention model that moves low-income women towards self-sufficiency by addressing their social and economic needs in relation to work, home and community.

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Remain Employed For At Least 1 Year

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Receive a Salary Increase or Promotion Within 1 Year

EducateHER

Dress for Success Phoenix has partnered with Arizona State University and Maricopa Community Colleges to give women access to certificate and degree programs, as well as the resources they need, to successfully prepare for careers in growing fields that pay sustainable wages and the opportunity to advance.

Education. Empowerment. Employment.

Dress for Success Phoenix is helping teens ages 16-24 successfully enter the workforce through education and empowerment. The Workforce Initiative brings a specialized curriculum directly into the classroom to serve high school students and recent graduates through job readiness classes and appropriate professional attire.

Mobile Career Center

Transportation can be a hurdle for women hoping to access Dress for Success Phoenix programs, so we have created an option to bring our services to our clients. The Mobile Career Center provides many of the same great services as the Dress for Success Phoenix boutique, such as providing attire and career coaching. The Mobile Career Center also enhances partnerships with referral agencies.

Styling

We know that helping a woman look and feel her best gives her the confidence she needs to successfully begin a new career. We invite our clients to work with a personal shopper to select an outfit for their upcoming interviews. Once the client has been offered a job, she is invited to return to Dress for Success to choose a week’s worth of professional clothing.

Career Center

At the Career Center, our clients gain access to the resources, support and education they need to excel in their career. Clients are paired with staff members to create resumes and cover letters, conduct mock interviews and take advantage of our professional skills training course.

Fast Track to Success

The Fast Track to Success “You got the job” is a program designed to assist unemployed and underemployed clients gain more competitive professional skills, accelerate their job search and build confidence through a one day or four-day training session. Fast Track provides clients with one-on-one career coaching, mock interviewing and networking in a supportive environment.

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Testimonials

Client Success Stories

Hear first-hand from our clients about their personal journeys and transformational experiences.

Renya
    Renya

    Dress for Success Phoenix Client

    "I had been laid off during the recession and was just not having any luck until I came across DFS back in 2011. I just needed a little bit of support to get back into the workforce. DFS continues to nurture my career and work/life balance with the Professional Women’s Group."

    Kandy
      Kandy

      Dress for Success Phoenix Client

      "I first encountered Dress for Success in early 2018 at a local pregnancy center's parent classes. They have helped build me into a better woman, wife, and mom through workshops that discuss financial literacy, emotional well-being, personal growth, job search skills, job-related skills and how to use them to advance in your career, LinkedIn, resume' assistance, medical knowledge and assistance, empowerment, and sisterhood."

      Marty
        Marty

        Dress for Success Phoenix Client

        "Dress for Success Phoenix has changed my life in many ways. I am no longer afraid to speak in public and my confidence grows after every meeting!"

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        Upcoming Events

        Oct 19 2024

        Runway for Success Sustainable Fashion Show & Designer Sale

        06:00 - 10:00

        Please join us for our most anticipated annual celebration, the Runway for Success Sustainable Fashion Show and VIP Designer Sale. Brought to you by Dress for Success Phoenix, this fashionable signature event is not to be missed! Come brush elbows with fellow VIPs who support Dress for Success Phoenix’s life-changing programming that supports women on their path towards economic independence.

        Making a Difference

        Thank You Corporate Sponsors!

        EducateHER, EmpowerHER, EmployHER

        Serving More Than 22,000 Women Since 2009

        Dress for Success Phoenix is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and an affiliate of Dress for Success Worldwide. Funds are raised locally and have a direct impact on our local communities.

        “Educate a woman and you educate her family. Educate a girl and you change the future.”

        - Queen Rania of Jordan

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        Whether you need assistance or are looking to donate attire, we can’t wait to see you soon. 

        Dress for Success Phoenix Boutique & Career Center Hours

        Monday - Thursday

        8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

        Friday

        Closed

        2nd and 4th Saturday

        10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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        Monday - Thursday

        8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

        Friday

        Closed

        2nd and 4th Saturday

        10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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        Mondays & Thursdays

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