Our Mission

To promote economic resilience and stable homes by developing and preserving high quality affordable and supportive housing, with an emphasis on under-served populations.

Current Projects and Partnerships

The Women’s Institute served as a consultant for the Women and Families Center (WFC) on WYSH House project. Women and Families Center (WFC) is a multi-faceted human service agency that has served CT communities since 1889. WFC has worked successfully wi...

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Current Projects and Partnerships

The Women’s Institute has proposed the new construction of 30 affordable homes for individuals and families earning 60% AMI and below to meet the high demand for affordable housing on Cape Cod. By clustering town house style buildings around a community...

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Current Projects and Partnerships

In early 2016, the Women’s Institute was awarded the right to develop up to 120 units of senior supportive housing over two phases in Devens, MA by MassDevelopment. This first phase of development, Shirley Meadows, will include 58 units of supportive an...

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Current Projects and Partnerships

Murray on Main will provide 20 homes and over 3,000 sq. ft. of commercial space in a converted and rehabilitated historic retail building in downtown Willimantic. The four-story, mixed-use brick building will expand housing opportunities by transforming a...

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Current Projects and Partnerships

Founded in 1976, Abby’s House has been in operation for 41 years. Its flagship residential facility at 52 High Street provides permanent and supportive housing to women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. In partnership with the Women’s Insti...

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