Women's Community Development Organization - WCDO
Women's Community Development Organization (WCDO, formerly Women's Transitional Housing Coalition, Inc.) is a non-profit 501 c (3) organization located in Duluth, Minnesota. WCDO was established in 1986 with the vision of offering services that assist women and children who are experiencing violence, homelessness and chronic poverty and to create an environment that strengthens a woman's belief in her ability to influence the direction of her life. WCDO focuses on families and individuals with the fewest resources who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. WCDO provides advocacy and services to stabilize households and foster community involvement and self-determination among women and children. WCDO has been highly successful in developing a variety of affordable housing options and programs to accomplish its vision.