Skagit Valley College

Women's Programs

Skagit Valley College Women's Programs is designed to promote the intellectual, educational and personal development of students by providing information, referral resources, personal growth opportunities, learning experiences and support services to students and community members. We are committed to the promotion of equity, dignity and respect for people of all cultural backgrounds.

Services & Resources

Life Transitions Program
Offers free Turning Point classes and workshops and intensive Career Exploration/Job Search classes to assist those individuals who have become sole supporters of their family because of divorce, disablement of a spouse, or separation.

Life Transition Program Contact Information
Mount Vernon: 360.416-7762, or toll: free 1-877-385-5360, ext 7762
Oak Harbor: 360.679-5346

Childcare Assistance

Skagit Valley College associated students provide limited funding for childcare on a need basis.  Student parents must complete and application and have their child care provider complete the required forms.  For information, Margo Grothe at 360-416-7044

To download a copy of the application form, go to Fliers and Forms.

Leadership Project, Leading into Action

Fulfills Learning into Action requirements for transfer degree. May fulfill Cooperative Education requirement for a Professional/Technical degree with department permission. Students meet one hour each week to assess leadership skills and develop a plan for gaining or improving these skills. Students also apply leadership skills in a 30-hour project.

Additional services include:

  • Personal assistance in entering college, exploring educational and career choices.
  • Information and referral to community organizations.
  • Scholarship information.
  • Volunteer opportunities.