The Displaced Homemaker program at Yakima Valley Community College provides training to individuals who are making the difficult transition from home and financial dependence to the work place and financial independence.
YVCC's Displaced Homemaker program offers training in basic skills and literacy, occupational skills and vocational education. The Career Connection Center offers a wide range of professional-technical programs within the Workforce Education Division that are available to Displaced Homemaker students.
Qualifying students may receive one quarter of funding to cover tuition, fees and books.
Who is eligible for the Displaced Homemaker Program?
A Displaced Homemaker has worked primarily in the home for 10 years or more, providing unsalaried household services for family members on a full time basis;
AND meets one of the following criteria:
Worker Retraining Program Contact:
Workforce Program Coordinator