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Single Parent Homemaker Services (SPH)

Our Mission is to facilitate student learning, self-sufficiency, and personal and career development that includes an implementation of education plans, which are compatible with the life and career goals of our students.

How Can Single Parent Homemaker Services Help You?

Needs Evaluations:

  • Educational
  • Financial
  • Personal/Family

Examine:

  • Educational Opportunities
  • Career Choices
  • Financial Aid Eligibility
  • Non-traditional Careers for women
    • Information Technology
    • Construction Technology
    • Welding
    • Automotive
    • Chef
  • Non-traditional Careers for men
    • Nursing
    • Social Work
    • Daycare Director
    • Dental Hygienist
    • Dietician

Who is Eligible for Single Parent Homemaker Services?

  • Students accepted into SRS/TRIO program
    • Single parents with full or joint custody of their minor children
    • Single pregnant women
    • Homemakers with diminished marketable skills who need to return to the workforce due to divorce, death, or disability of spouse

What Type of Assistance is Available?

  • Assistance in Securing Financial Aid
  • Book Lending Library
  • Career Assessment
  • Tutoring
  • Community Resource Referrals
  • Workshops/Conferences
  • Placement Testing
  • Academic and Personal Counseling
  • Listening - Concern - Support

What Types of Services are Available?

  • Positive Opportunities for Parenting Solo: The purpose of POPS is to foster personal and educational growth through mentoring, networking, community service and lifelong relationships.
  • Agency Referrals: Advisors and counselors in SPHS assist students to locate services not available through the program.
  • Workshops/Conferences: Workshops and conferences are provided throughout the year on topics such as: résumé writing, interviewing, math anxiety, parenting, and budgeting.
  • Book Lending Program: The program loans text books to student participants who demonstrate financial need. Participant eligibility requirements are as follows
    • Must have applied and completed financial aid process
    • Must be a current and active SRS/SPH student participant
    • Must be approved by the SRS/SPH Review Committee
    • Must be enrolled for 4.5 credit hours or more
 
 
 
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