Networks and Organizations

These RESOURCES are a sampling of some of the innovative models being developed both nationally and in local communities:

Co-Adobe offers a unique matchmaking service to provide single moms the opportunity to share housing, while pooling resources and finances with another single mom of their choosing.

Center for Non Violent Communication is a global organization that helps people peacefully and effectively resolve conflicts in personal, organizational, and political settings.

Communities Magazine – The primary resource for information, issues, stories and ideas about intentional communities in North America—from urban co-ops to cohousing groups, ecovillages and rural communes.

Governace Alive – Dynamic Governance is a decision making and governance model that rewires the decision-making process.

Intentional Communities – (Fellowship of Intentional Communities, FIC) The Fellowship for Intentional Community nurtures connections and cooperation among communitarians and their friends.

The Cohousing Association – Cohousing is a type of collaborative housing in which residents actively participate in the design and operation of their own neighborhoods. Cohousing residents are consciously committed to living as a community.

The Transition Network – An inclusive community of professional women, 50 and forward, whose changing life situations lead them to seek new connections, resources, and opportunities.

Village to Village Network – VtV helps communities establish and manage their own Villages.

Women for Living in Community – Advocating for  alternative housing choices as we age to share information, form connections and take action. Coaching, speaking, workshops, and resources.


Other place/countries

SuiteLiving 360 is a Canadian not for profit created specifically to address the urgent need to find innovative affordable housing & quality lifestyle opportunities for aging women 55+.

Women For Living in Community