Dress for Success Nashville

Dress for Success exists to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. We strive to offer long-lasting solutions that enable women to break the cycle of poverty. In addition to equipping women with apparel and accessories, our program provides clients with confidence.

Learn about The Silhouette Club, an alliance of philanthropic boutique partners by clicking here. 

Suiting Program

Our suiting program provides clients with one professional suit and accessories to prepare her for a job interview. After she secures employment, the client is invited back for an employment suiting which will provide her with additional professional clothing to mix-and-match for a week's worth of outfits. Potential Dress for Success Nashville clients MUST be working with an approved referral partner. Current referral partners include:

America Works
Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc
Centerstone Career Connect
Conexión Américas
Empower Tennessee
Family & Children's Services
Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee
Gra-Mar Middle Prep
Jean Crowe Advocacy Center
Jobs Plus
Martha O'Bryan Center 
MAXIMUS Tennessee Works
Metro Social Services
Metropolitan Action Commission
Nashville Rescue Mission
National Council on Aging
New Beginnings Center
Operation Stand Down
Park Center
Progressive Directions, Inc.
Project Return
Rest Stop Ministries
Safe Haven
Salvation Army
South Nashville Family Resource Center
State of Tennessee Department of Children's Services
Tennessee Prison Outreach Ministry
TN Zero Family Resources
Urban Housing Solutions
Urban League of Middle Tennessee
Workforce Essentials
YWCA Family Literacy Center
YWCA Weaver Domestic Violence Center

Career Center 

Whether continuing their job searches or seeking professional development, women can get guidance, enhance their skills and explore career opportunities.

Clothing Donations

We welcome donations of new or gently used women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories. Donations should be freshly laundered or dry cleaned. Please click here for our donation wish list. 

Donated clothing must be in current styles (not older than 5 years), and in new or in gently-used condition. Donations should be freshly laundered or dry cleaned. We are unable to accept clothing with stains or in need of repair. Please bring clothing on hangers. We are unable to accept clothing in bags or boxes.

IMPORTANT:  We operate our clothing donation drop-off program on the first & third Tuesdays of each month. Clothing donation drop-offs will not be accepted without an appointment. Please call 615-269-9922 to schedule an appointment. 

For additional information call (615) 983-5153 or email nashville@dressforsuccess.org