The Empowerment Center's Impact on 3 Women's Lives

Our Mission

The Empowerment Center is compassionately dedicated to helping women who suffer from substance abuse to restore their dignity and quality of life. Our nonprofit organization empowers women to build a better future through treatment and workforce development in a safe living environment. We believe in the power of recovery to change outlooks, lives and ultimately our community.

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Are you looking for help with an addiction? Do you need help? The Empowerment Center provides services to assist women in our community. Get Help Now

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What’s New at The Empowerment Center & Marvel Way?

Celebrating & Supporting Moms in Recovery

Happy Mother’s Day, from The Empowerment Center! As a women-focused treatment center, The Empowerment Center is all about appreciating our current (and future) moms. For so many women, their recoveries and families are closely tied. Most moms choose to get treatment in part because of their children, when they see how addiction is affecting their […]

Steve Maxwell’s Recovery Story & 15 Years At TEC

Meet Our Program Director Steve Maxwell has been with The Empowerment Center since just about Day 1. New to Northern Nevada (and in recovery himself) he joined us as Housing Manager in 2009. He was here for the first walk-through of today’s Virginia Street treatment center, was a part of our transformation as we integrated […]

How We Get Our Clients Back to Work

When our clients enter treatment at The Empowerment Center, (TEC) most are out of work and many have complicated backgrounds of arrest and incarceration. Guiding them in finding work, overcoming barriers, and building careers is an important piece of what we do. During the first 30 days of TEC’s 5-month program, our sole focus is […]

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