Jewell McFarland Lewis

Fresh Start Women's Resource Center

1130 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ, 85006

Tel: (602) 252 8494

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 7pm
Friday and Saturday: 9am - 2pm

Closed Sundays and Major Holidays

About Us

The Jewell McFarland Lewis Fresh Start Women’s Resource Center in downtown Phoenix is a comprehensive women’s self-help facility dedicated to supporting women who want to thrive.  For more than 20 years Fresh Start has connected women and changed lives through delivering free and low cost services.  Fresh Start Women’s Resource Center opened in 2002 and has over 26,000 visits to the Resource Center every year.

Latest News

  • Check out our new Program Catalog for Spring 2014:  Program Catalog - English;  Program Catalog - Spanish

  • Fresh Start was highlighted on the April 12th The Empowerment Team radio show about Domestic Violence. Listen here.

  • Fresh Start Treasures was featured in Phoenix Fashion Week. Learn more.

  • April 25th, 2014 8:30 – 11:30 am, Inspired Leadership sponsored by American Express.  Learn more.

  • April 30th, 2014 12:30pm, Fresh Start Sponsors the National Bank of Arizona present the Smart Women, Smart Money Seminar. Learn more.

  • May 6th, 2014, Fresh Start partners The Arizona YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix present Equal Pay - A Women's Empowerment Series Lecture. Learn more.

  • July 10th, 2014, Transition to Thrive Luncheon.  Learn more.

Support Fresh Start

Foundation Sponsors


This website is sponsored by the Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Foundation who are committed to investing in sustainable programming that increases education and opportunities for women.