Fresh Start Women’s Foundation is expanding its services by opening the Jewell McFarland Lewis Women’s Resource Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays, beginning April 13. Fresh Start’s library and computer lab will be available and Fresh Start is also planning a number of upcoming “mommy and me” activities for the long, hot summer months.

The Jewell McFarland Lewis Women’s Resource is located at 1130 E. McDowell Road in Phoenix. Fresh Start is open to any women over the age of 18, regardless of economic background. Childwatch will not be available on Fridays. Fresh Start’s operating hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, visit or call (602) 252-8494.

• Briefs compiled from staff and wire reports

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