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SOWN (Supportive Older Women's Network)

Model. 32 groups in Philadelphia area. Founded 1982. Helps women (ages 60+) cope with their specialized aging concerns. Support groups, leadership training, consultation, telephone support, outreach and networking. Newsletter.
Write:
S.O.W.N.
4100 Main Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Voice: 215-487-3000
Fax: 215-487-3111
Website: http://www.sown.org
E-mail: info@sown.org
Verified: 9/13/2013

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