Continuing Education

Displaced Homemakers

Displaced Homemakers - seed to flower

 

And the day came when the risk to remain in a tight bud was more painful that the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin

 

 

 

 


 

Are you a woman in a marriage that is not working out? Are you facing loss of income due to separation, divorce, widowhood, spousal disability, or spousal military deployment and need to become head of household?

You Are Not Alone!

Displaced Homemakers Services at Brookdale Community College offers you free, confidential, holistic, customized help to enable you to reach your full potential. Our services include:

  • Personal counseling and emotional support
  • Peer support group where you have a safe place to share and bond with women in similar life circumstances
  • Career development to help you choose training for an occupation that matches your interests, abilities, and the current job market
  • Job search skills including learning to network, resume writing, and interviewing
  • Computer training to help you become comfortable with current technology
  • Workshops to help manage your transition to self-sufficiency
  • Community referrals to assist with various needs

The mission of Displaced Homemakers Services at Brookdale Community College is to assist displaced homemakers achieve their goals of emotional and financial self-sufficiency. We help women become empowered to make their own decisions, and upgrade and/or obtain skills to support themselves and their families.

Read the stories of women who successfully met their challenges!


Take the first step today! Contact us today!
Services are free and are provided at four convenient Brookdale locations.

Laurie Salka, Program Administrator
Email: lsalka@brookdalecc.edu
Phone: 732-739-6020

Eve Holliday, Program Assistant
E-Mail: eholliday@brookdalecc.edu
Phone: 732-739-6018

Brookdale at Long Branch
213 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Brookdale at Hazlet
1 Crown Plaza
Hazlet, NJ 07730

Lincroft Campus
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738

Freehold Campus
3680 Route 9 South
Freehold, NJ 07728

 

Displaced Homemakers Services at Brookdale Community College provides this free service through funding from the New Jersey Department of Children and Family Services Division on Women. We are conveniently located throughout Monmouth County in Hazlet, Lincroft, Freehold, and Long Branch.