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The Centre for Women

The Centre for Women



In the Tampa Bay region, the name Helen Gordon Davis is synonymous with guts, grit, and glamour. Through her passionate pursuit of equality, justice, and human rights for 65 years, Helen played a pivotal role in advancing the plight of millions across Florida and beyond. She was revered, respected and beloved.

About the House

Representative Davis believed a warm environment would enhance self-esteem and promote feelings of worthiness for the women during this troubled time in their lives.  She

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The Centre for Women

305 South Hyde Park Avenue, Florida, Tampa, FL 33606


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Accessibility Information

The main house was built in 1895, which can be a challenge for anyone with difficulties going up and down stairs. However, we have a couple smaller rooms downstairs that are perfect for more intimate groups or the two rooms can be combined to accommodate larger numbers.  Our most private event space is a fully accessible building with private bathroom and kitchen that is available most days and evenings.


The circular drive in front of the house and lot with 10 spaces in the back of the house are reserved  for parking during an event.  Free street parking is also available.


The Centre for Women is open for business Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

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