Become Part of the SJWC Community
Our crew of amazing volunteers are the heartbeat of SJWC!
If you are interested in joining our community please contact us at 520-909-3905.
If you’re a resident of Arizona, you are eligible to direct your tax dollars to benefit Sister José Women’s Center. Donate and receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit on your Arizona state tax return, up to $400 individually or $800 if you file jointly.
Please Note: The Federal filing extension to July 15th only applies to Federal Tax filing. The deadline remains April 15th to file for the AZ Tax Credit Program.
Bring your compassion to Sister José Women’s Center and impact the quality of lives of our treasured Guests in practical and meaningful ways. Some of volunteer duties include: cooking and serving meals, sorting donations, assisting our guest in picking out free clothing from our shop.
Yearly Safe Overnights
Each year, we provide over 13,000 safe, overnight stays to Tucson homeless women who would otherwise sleep outdoors.
To Our Volunteers and Those Considering Volunteering
Your compassion for women experiencing homelessness here in Tucson during this health crisis is profound and for that we are grateful. We thank you for your concern and for considering how you may best support these resilient yet vulnerable women. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, our agency is currently sheltering-in-place and most of our Volunteers are remaining at home at this time to ensure the safety of our Overnight Guests who will be staying within our Center.
Current Volunteers: If you are a current volunteer and interested in volunteering in our kitchen, which is located within the Center but away from the Guests contact Laura Lynn, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (520) 909-3905.
New Volunteers: If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Volunteer please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Laura Lynn, at email@example.com or (520) 909-3905. Once this crisis has passed, we will need additional help providing services to this vulnerable population.
We Love Our Amazing Volunteers!
Monthly Volunteer Hours
It takes over 1,400 volunteer hours each month to keep our services available to women in need.
Donation Wish List
Each donation has a direct and positive impact on all those who come through the doors of our shelter. We thank you in advance for your generosity!
Please call ahead to ensure our staff is available to receive donations.
520-909-3905 – 1050 S Park Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
(We are not accepting other clothing donations at this time.)
Transportation and Outdoor Living
Sun Tran bus passes (critical for our clients)
Shopping carts that fold
Yoga mats (for sleeping outside)
Hygiene and First Aid
(full size and travel size)
Hair brushes and wide-tooth combs (new)
Hair products for women of color
Body wash and hand soap
Depends Disposable Underwear
Nail clippers and files
Tooth brushes/tooth paste
First aid items
Disposable Water Bottles
Paper plates and bowls
Disposable cups (no Styrofoam)
Liquid Laundry Detergent
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