Special Populations Resources

Displaced Homemaker Program at Southeast Community College

  In 1993, the North Carolina General Assembly appropriated funding for county-level displaced homemaker programs operated by local non-profits, community colleges and governmental agencies. The funding is administered by the N. C. Council for Women, a division of the N. C. Department of Administration. Funding is awarded annually on a competitive basis. Current North Carolina… Continue Reading

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Displaced Homemaker Program of Washoe County at Truckee Meadows Community College

  The Displaced Homemaker Program of Washoe County at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) in Reno, Nevada, serves displaced homemakers of any economic level with support services to assist them in job search and placement. Services offered by this program include: vocational assessment, personal and career counseling, referrals for community assistance, job search skills workshops,… Continue Reading

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Center for People in Transition at Rowan College at Gloucester County

  The Center for People in Transition (PIT) is a semi-independent social service agency that assists displaced homemakers in becoming self-sufficient. Rowan College at Gloucester County in Sewell, New Jersey, started PIT in 1981 to assist women returning to school. It provides services to displaced homemakers who are experiencing the three greatest stressors in life — divorce, death of… Continue Reading

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Transitions Program at Mt. Hood Community College

  Transitions at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, is a career planning and college preparation program for displaced homemakers or single parents. The program helps students develop a career goal, get to know the college and all its resources, make friends, and develop time management and study skills. Students Transitions includes 3 classes: Life… Continue Reading

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HOPE-De Anza Program at De Anza College

  The HOPE-De Anza program at De Anza College in Cupertino, California, is designed to prepare job seekers with disabilities for successful job placement in supported or community employment and to have students actively participate in their communities. The goal is to provide a range of activities that advance students toward their personal and employment… Continue Reading

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Limited English Proficiency Program at Lansing Community College

  The Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Program at Lansing Community College in Lansing, Michigan, provides support services that enable students who are non-native English speakers and have difficulty reading, writing and understanding English to succeed in academic programs in the college setting.  The LEP Program offer the following support services: assistance with admission, assistance with… Continue Reading

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Women in Non-Traditional Occupations Program at St. Phillips College

  The Women in Non-Traditional Occupations (WINTO) program at St. Phillips College in San Antonio, Texas, provides a variety of services and activities for students enrolled in programs nontraditional for their gender in an effort to inform, recruit and help students succeed as they work toward their nontraditional career goal.  The program provides opportunities to… Continue Reading

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Call Me MISTER Program at Midlands College

  Midlands Technical College’s (MTC) Call Me MISTER project in Columbia, South Carolina, seeks to recruit, train and assist in the certification of Black males who are interested in becoming elementary school teachers in South Carolina’s public schools. The project prepares students for the first two years of a teacher education training program. Upon completion… Continue Reading

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Puente Program at Los Angeles Valley College

  In the Puente Program at Los Angeles Valley College, students take English 28 and English 101 consecutively as a cohort. These classes are taught by the same instructor who is especially is interested in Latino issues and culture. Students develop their writing skills in a supportive and stimulating environment while exploring the Mexican American/… Continue Reading

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Support and Empowerment Program at McLennan Community College

  The Support and Empowerment Program (SEP) at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas, began in 1979 as a community service of the Junior League of Waco, Inc. Since that time the program has helped more than 7,000 students discover within themselves the strength to begin a new life. The Mission of the Support and… Continue Reading

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