Dress for Success solves the catch-22 that confronts disadvantaged women trying to enter the workforce: without a job, how can you afford a suit? But without a suit, how can you get a job?
The Dress for Success program helps you take the next step towards finding employment – selecting an outfit to wear to your interview. All of thier services are free-of-charge to their clients. They will work one-on-one with you to outfit you in a high-quality suit, including accessories, to wear to your interview. Their goal is to help you look and feel as confident and professional as we know you are! Each Dress for Success client receives one suit when she has a job interview and an an additional outfit when she becomes employed.
Dress for Success Triangle NC was officially launched in the Triangle area on August 25, 2008. They began serving clients in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area. To qualify for enrollment in the program you must be taking steps to change or improve your life (such as taking courses at Durham Tech), and are actively seeking a job. You may schedule an appointment once you have a job interview scheduled.
A referral is required to become a Dress for Success participant. Just contact your advisor or an instructor that you feel comfortable with and ask them to provide a referral.