Adults in Transition
Services for Adults in Transition specializes in services designed to help students experience success during college.
These services include: workshops on Career Exploration, Job Seeking Tools, Myers Briggs for Life and College Success and Job Keeping Skills; one-on-one appointments with staff, particularly for students who are dislocated workers, TANF eligible, displaced homemakers, single parents and nontraditional program enrollments; Support Group for displaced homemakers; Myers Briggs Type Indicator and Strong Interest Inventory Assessments for displaced homemakers and dislocated workers; WorkKeys™ for displaced homemakers; and very limited financial assistance to displaced homemakers.
Services for Adults in Transition staff are located in the Welcome Centerr. Staff are available Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and evening hours by appointment. For more information call 608.785.9436. A staff member is available at the Tomah campus one day a week.
Turnaround Services - Displaced Homemaker
Western Technical College provides support services to students who are Displaced Homemakers. A Displaced Homemaker is an individual who has worked in the home for a substantial number of years, providing unpaid household services for family members, and who presently has a change in their family income because of separation, divorce, becoming widowed, or a disabled spouse.
After an initial meeting and the development of an Educational/Career Plan, students may receive assistance, including "up front" college expenses, transportation and childcare assistance, Myers/Briggs and Strong assessments, member newsletter, Hot Chocolate/Hot Issues Support Group, ongoing case management throughout college career, labor market information, and employment services.
For more information about the program, contact:
Displaced Homemaker Specialist
Welcome Center - Room R161C