Clients who are unemployed and seeking work, or under-employed and wanting to advance, are referred to Dress for Success Columbus by non-profit social service agencies & faith-based organizations that we have forged relationships throughout Central Ohio. For more information on where you can obtain a referral, please visit our Referral Agencies page.
Please Note: If it has been more than a year since the initial referral to Dress for Success Columbus, a new referral is required for service.
A referral and confirmed appointment with a partner agency are required for services at Dress for Success Columbus. Clients DO NOT need to have a scheduled interview to obtain services at Dress for Success Columbus. Referrals can be obtained through a partner agency or directly through Dress for Success Columbus.
Interview Styling provides clients with a complete ensemble appropriate for job interviews, including blouse, shoes, accessories and handbag selected with a personal stylist, as well as personal care items and cosmetics.
Employment Styling for clients who are employed, provides clients with five (5) mix-&-match outfits. Clients and their personal stylist are welcome select from business suits as well as separates including pants, jackets, skirts and tops, as well as medical uniforms/scrubs, to fulfill their day-to-day work attire requirements. Coordinating shoes, handbag and accessories are added to their wardrobe, along with additional personal care items.
Style Guidance is designed to help women figure out their updated personal style and brand. She has the vision but needs a helping hand in the execution. She may have been working from home the last few years and is now headed back into the office, unsure how to navigate updated workplace styles. She could be an executive wanting to update her wardrobe to make her feel bold, confident and on-trend. Each Style Guidance appointment provides 2 complete outfits for her to get started on her new look!
Clients are eligible for one interview and one employment session per 365 day period. If needed due to extended job search, extenuating circumstances or change in workplace, clients are eligible to be re-suited with a new referral and required documentation.