Displaced Homemaker Program @ the One-Stop
Displaced Homemakers Center at the Bergen One-Stop Program provides a variety of professional services to assist women who are separated, divorced, widowed, or spouse disabled, to make appropriate career decisions. Many of the programs and services offered are supported by state and federal grants and contracts. Every year, this unique program helps thousands of women to achieve self-sufficiency, learn English, improve basic literacy skills, and make improvements in their lives. Classes are available day and evening to meet your individual needs.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact the Program Office for a schedule of workshops, educational programs and additional services.
REGISTRATION: Contact the Program Office
OFFICE LOCATION: 60 State Street, 2nd floor, Hackensack, NJ 07601-6637
OFFICE HOURS: Open 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.
TELEPHONE: 201-329-9600, ext. 5533
- Computer literacy classes
- Resume writing
- Professional career counseling (by appointment only)
- Testing including vocational interest inventories, aptitude, personality
- Advocacy and referral
Career Exploration for Women in Transition: For women who are either entering the job market for the first time or re-entering after a prolonged absence, this intensive career exploration/life skills workshop is designed to assist women to successfully transition to the contemporary workplace.
Support groups for Women: Designed for women in transition (divorce, separation, and death of spouse) who need assistance to weather the financial, social and/or emotional storm.
Computer Literacy Classes: Designed for beginners who need assistance with the basics: using a mouse, setting up an e-mail account, doing research on the internet and creating a Word document.
Activities For Women’s History Month: Designed to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of all women during the month of March. Workshops focus on health, fitness, nutrition and self-care.
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