About OFW


"An interconnected community of champions working to improve the status of women while making Louisville the ideal hometown and a safe and healthy place for all to live and grow."


Working to improve the status of all women in Louisville Metro by becoming a partner with the community and a leader in women's issues.

Focus Areas

The focus of the OFW and includes women being served in a culturally competent manner and issues that affect women's:

  • Physical and mental health;
  • Social and economic well-being;
  • Employment;
  • Housing;
  • Political involvement;
  • Legal issues;
  • Violence against women.

Issues and needs are assessed by on-going, extensive staff participation on various committees; relationships with women's organizations; direct contact with the community; research activities; speaking engagements; and direct calls from community members.


Women Supporting Women:   
Join the Louisville Women's Listserv

Louisville Women's Listserv

Community Connections

Center for Women & Families
Fight Domestic Violence Donate Old Cell Phones
Kentucky Commission on Women
KY Women's Health Registry
Family Scholar House

Women's Business Center
Women 4 Women  

OFW Direct Service: 
 Safe Havens Program