To be hired for a job and to keep it, you need a suit; to buy that suit, you need a job. That’s why over 100 local social services agencies refer low-income clients to Suited for Change. Trained volunteers meet women who have completed a job-readiness program and are seeking employment; together they select suits and accessories for the interview process. Once clients have secured employment, they are referred back for a second consultation where they receive a week’s wardrobe. Survivors of domestic violence, homeless women and immigrant women, former offenders, teenagers, and seniors participate in workshops on everything from healthy eating and budgeting to goal-setting and surviving difficult bosses. A partnership with the DC Women's Business Center and the YWCA-National Capital Area, the new Suited for Start-Up counsels and mentors women who want to establish their own businesses. Since 1992, nearly 23,000 women have taken steps toward employment and financial independence for themselves and their families. You can help SFC make a big impact in the community – one woman at a time.