WOW is a social enterprise of Project Place, a social service agency in Boston providing essential resources to individuals who want to find meaningful work and a place to call home.
WOW offers opportunities for homeless women with children to gain meaningful employment experience while learning to transition from relying solely on public assistance to becoming more financially independent. WOW offers local businesses a range of services including: light assembly and production; packaging and labeling; order processing and fulfillment; and sales and marketing.
WOW participants receive case management support to help tackle common barriers to employment such as lack of day care for children and negotiating the benefits system. Participants also receive specialized training in food preparation, customer service, sales and marketing.