Community Resource

Displaced Homemakers Services

(732) 739-6018
Long Branch

Displaced Homemakers Services

Are you facing loss of income due to divorce, death, separation from or disability of a spouse or long-term live-in partner, and need to become head of household?

You Are Not Alone!

Displaced Homemakers Services at Brookdale Community College offers you free, confidential, holistic, customized help to enable you to reach your full potential. Our services include:

  • Personal coaching and emotional support
  • Career development to help you choose training for an occupation that matches your interests, abilities, and the current job market
  • Job search skills including learning to network, resume writing, and interviewing
  • Computer training to help you become comfortable with current technology
  • Workshops to help manage your transition to self-sufficiency
  • Community referrals to assist with various needs

The mission of Displaced Homemakers Services at Brookdale Community College is to assist displaced homemakers achieve their goals of emotional and financial self-sufficiency. We help women become empowered to make their own decisions, and upgrade and/or obtain skills to support themselves and their families.

Brookdale at Long Branch
213 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Lincroft Campus
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738

Brookdale at Hazlet *
1 Crown Plaza
Hazlet, NJ 07730

Freehold Campus *
3680 Route 9 South
Freehold, NJ 07728

* Limited services available

Eligibility To be eligible, people must be widowed, divorced, separated from a spouse/partner, have a spouse/partner who has become disabled, or in a domestic violence situation. Displaced Homemakers Services at Brookdale Community College provides this free service through funding from the New Jersey Department of Children and Family Services Division on Women. Services are primarily delivered in our Long Branch location. Limited services may be available at Lincroft, Freehold, and Hazlet.
Age Groups
  • Adults
Community Services
Basic Needs / Assistance
Employment / Training
Family & Support Services
Payment Options
  • Free
Areas Served
  • Monmouth County

Last Updated: 11/03/21