Dress for Success

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update - Virtual Professional Clothing Assistance Program is available breakfasts and women's group meetings on hold * clothing donations will be accepted starting Sep 17th 2020 * only the following items will be accepted at this time: 
 
• Pants: 00, 0, 2, 16 & up 
• Skirts: XS, 2XL & up 
• Dresses: XS, 2XL & up 
• Shirts: XS, SM, XL & up 
• Blazers: XL & up 
• Button-down shirts (collared shirts): XS, SM, L & up 
• Sweaters/cardigans: XS, SM, L & up 
• Shoes: 5, 9 & up 
• Winter/spring/ fall coats: All sizes  
• Accessories: purses  
 
 
Virtual Professional Clothing Assistance Program: get help with the new Online Professional Clothing Assistance Program * receive free interview and employment appropriate clothing contact free * email samantha@dfsorilliabarrie.org or call 705-252-9200 
 
Toonie Tuesdays raffle fundraiser begins July 7th, with the first draw on July 21st with a guaranteed jackpot of $1000 * see Facebook page for details and to purchase raffle tickets 
 
Toonie Clothing and Accessory Sale - professional clothes, shoes and accessories available to the public to purchase for a toonie per item * Aug 28 12 noon-7 pm and Aug 29 9:30 am-3 pm * accepting cash and credit * safety precautions will be in place and shoppers will not be able to try on clothing on 
 
Currently accepting new volunteers * if interested, email their volunteer coordinator Agnes at agnes@dfsorilliabarrie.org 
 
Hosting a CRA webinar about taxes, benefits and credits with COVID-19 resources * see News section of website 
 
 
 
Regular Service 
Program 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 * programs include: 
 
Suiting Program 
* Provides free professional attire for job interviews and employment, for qualified women 
 
Breakfast Club 
* Provides a network of support, workshops to build confidence, First Impressions, MOCK interviews 
 
PWG-Professional Women's Group 
* Provides career development tools for employment retention and career growth meets one Saturday Morning at White Lion's Tea House 
 
Accept donations of Business Professional Women's clothing, that is clean and in good condition * Regular, Petite and Plus Sizes needed * see website for clothing donation guidelines orilliaandbarrie.dressforsuccess.org/get-involved/donate/
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Update - Virtual Professional Clothing Assistance Program is available see News section of website * breakfasts and women's group meetings on hold * clothing donations will be accepted starting Sep 17th 2020 * have moved to unit 79, Bayfield Mall
Hours By appointment
Areas Served Barrie ; Orillia and area
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) - 65 year(s) 
 
Unemployed or under employed women looking for work
Application Referral required before receive clothing
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Bayfield Mall
320 Bayfield St Dr, Unit 79
Barrie, ON L4M 3C1
 
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Intersection Bayfield St and 400
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-252-9200
E-Mail orilliaandbarrie@dressforsuccess.org
Website orilliaandbarrie.dressforsuccess.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/DressforSuccessOrilliaandBarrie
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/DfSOrilliaBarri
Primary Contact Linda Reid, Executive Director; Email: linda@dfsorilliabarrie.org
Alternate Contact Samantha Sceviour, Program Coordinator; Email: Samantha@dfsorilliabarrie.org
Volunteer Coordinator Agnes, Volunteer Coordinator; Email: agnes@dfsorilliabarrie.org