Continuing Education

Displaced Homemaker Program

Are you suddenly Head of Household? There is Hope! We have grant funding available through the Displaced Homemaker Program for those who qualify.

Who Are Displaced Homemakers?

A trained professional (provided by the Displaced Homemakers Program) is here to help individuals become economically self-sufficient through education, job readiness, networking, outreach, referrals and emotional support. When eligible, the Displaced Homemakers Program will provide an educational scholarship for you to earn a certification in one of our short term programs ranging from Allied Health, Manufacturing, or Career and Technical training. The Displaced Homemakers Program provides the skills to gain employment and improve an entire family’s quality of life.

Displaced Homemaker Program Services Include:

  • Individual Consultation
  • Case management
  • Life Skills Development
  • Computer and Internet Literacy Training
  • Employment Services
  • Job Placement
  • Internet Access at the Career Cafe (located at our office)
  • Career and Job Readiness Trainings
  • Financial Workshops
  • Educational Programs and Assistance
  • Supportive Services
  • Referrals
  • Counseling

Job Skills Workshops

  • Resume & Cover Letter Writing
  • interviewing Techniques
  • Internet Job Sarching - Jobs4Jersey "in demand"
    carerrs & job searching using Social Media
  • Business Etiquette
  • Financial Literacy - The Art of Budgeting
  • Customer Service Training
  • Communication Strategies
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Time, Stress & Anger management
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Assertiveness & Self Confidence
  • Goal Setting & Gettign ti Done
  • Public Speaking & Networking

Computer Training

  • Introducton to Computers
  • Microsoft Word & Excel
  • G-Mail, Internet & Social Media
  • QuickBooks

Career Educational Training

  • Healthcare Careers
  • Transportation Logistics & Distribution (TDL)
  • Industrial Tech Careers



Please contact Traci Mayo, Intake Specialist/Job Developer
For more information or to schedule an appointment:
call (856) 776-2385
or email: [email protected]


Cumberland County College's Displaced Homemaker Program is partially funded by a grant from the State of New Jersey's Department of Children and Families Division on Women.