See What You've Done This Year

SJWC receives 90% of our support from individuals like you. Together we help women.



16,062 Meals
16,062 breakfasts, hot lunches, and dinners. Nutritious meals are vital to help keep our guests healthy and comfortable.

Overnight Program


3,888 Stays
3,888 overnight stays by otherwise unsheltered women. Our Expansion Project will help increase this number!


8,285 Visits
8,285 visits to our Day Program where guests can shower, do laundry, and meet with community resource representatives.


36 Women
We've helped 36 women improve their housing situation this year!


In the News

Nov 4, 2021Sisters Helping Sisters: Sister José Women’s Center
From the New Outlook (Diocese of Tucson Online News)

Nov 4, 2021Diocese of Tucson Video
Meet Jean Fedigan, founder and director of Sister Jose Women’s Center in Tucson, AZ. SJWC meets the needs of homeless women in our community and ministers to these women with compassion.

Nov 4, 2021Hola! Tucson Magazine: Sister José Women´s Center
Hola! Tucson Magazine recientemente visitó el albergue para mujeres Sister José Women’s Center, un lugar muy especial dedicado a ayudar a las mujeres indigentes y sus mascotas. (Hello! Tucson Magazine recently visited the Sister José Women’s Center, a very special place dedicated to helping homeless women and their pets.)

Sept 21, 2021Art Offers Outlet for Tucson Women
KGUN came to visit SJWC Volunteer Davya Cohen’s Monday afternoon “Art with a Heart” class to learn more about the importance of art as a means of reconciling trauma. Thank you so much, Davya, for bringing your skills here to the women.

Aug 2, 2021Women’s shelter gets upgrade with community help
Better able to cope with COVID precautions

Mar 2, 2021Founder of women’s shelter belled for work with homeless

Feb 23, 2021Sister Jose Women’s Center helps homeless women during the pandemic

Jun 3, 2020Women’s center slowly starts to reopen
Shelters begin to resume operations that had to stop during COVID-19.

Apr 13, 2020Tucson homeless shelter for women adapts services during outbreak
Sister Jose Women’s Center has suspended some activities and closed its shelter to new residents but is still providing food.

Sept 7, 2017Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World): Steven Tofel
Steven Tofel, founder and president of Tofel Construction, served as the general contractor for SJWC’s renovation project of their 9,000 square foot warehouse on South Park Ave.

Jun 27, 2017Photos: Sister Jose Women’s Center

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Fall 2021 Newsletter
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Summer 2020 Newsletter
Winter 2019 Newsletter
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Monthly Volunteer Hours

It takes over 1,400 volunteer hours each month to keep our services available to women in need.

Contact Us

Sister José Women’s Center

Phone: 520-909-3905
Street Address: 1050 S Park Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719

To Donate by Mail
Donations and other professional correspondence should be sent to:
P.O. Box 1028, Tucson, AZ 85702

Guest Mail
To send mail to a guest, please use our street address:
1050 S Park Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719

Email Our Staff

Jean Fedigan, CEO
Penny Buckley, Program Director
Brenda Druke, Development Associate
Nicola Hartmann, Chief Operations Officer
Laura Lynn, Volunteer Director
Peggy Stefanski Brown, Administrative Assistant

Tax Information

Tax ID: 46-1290517
AZ Qualifying Charitable Organization: 20826

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