Resources for Single Parents/Displaced Homemakers

Definition: Single Parents/ Displaced Homemaker

The term “displaced homemaker” describes an individual (male or female) who provides and/or has provided unpaid services to family members, has been dependent on the income of other family member(s) but is no longer supported by that income, and is un/underemployed, facing multiple barriers to securing self or family-supporting employment.

Career Development and Educational Support Services

LTC’s Displaced Homemaker program is a state grant supported and funded through the Wisconsin Technical College System. Displaced homemaker funding targets older displaced homemakers to help them enter or re-enter the workforce. Many displaced homemakers are also single parents, faced with the challenge of balancing parenting, work, and school responsibilities.

LTC’s Displaced Homemaker program provides career development services for single parents/displaced homemakers who are considering enrolling in programs at LTC. Services are available for those wanting to enter or re-enter the workforce. This program is one of many academic and career development services available to help you gain skills and feel more self-confident.

Primary Services include:

  • Admissions assistance
  • Individual assistance to find personal and academic resources
  • Financial Aid information (traditional, public, and private) and assistance
  • Support, a listening ear, and advocacy
  • Referral to community agencies
  • Networking with other students
  • Program Shadowing/Career Development
  • Employment readiness services

For more information contact an Adult Career Coach:

Choua Lee
Sheboygan County Job Center
3620 Wilgus Avenue
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Cassie Goff
Manitowoc County Job Center
3733 Dewey Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220