History

Connections of Cumberland County was developed as a result of research conducted by the Women’s Giving Circle of Cumberland County (WGCCC) on the basic needs of local women and children. This research revealed an alarming number of women and children in our county affected by homelessness and housing insecurity. After discovering this need, a group within WGCCC decided to take action.

Agency Timeline

Our founders made a commitment to implement a day resource center with case management and skills development opportunities that utilized collaborative community resources to meet the needs of our clients. This model prevents the unnecessary duplication of services and provides a “one-stop shop” approach for single women and single women with children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to improve their situation. Below is our agency’s historical timeline: