The Life of a Single Mom

The Life of a Single Mom exists to provide support groups and education in parenting, finances, and health & wellness. Through our Single Mom University platform, we offer 100+ online courses that include: Navigating Parenting Seasons, Co-Parenting, Sex & Dating, Healing from the Past, Moving from Broke to Breakthrough, and more. We offer events throughout the year to aid in areas that our moms struggle in the most. To learn more about our services, visit

Earn your degree

MATC Promise

High school seniors can apply for free tuition and fees.

Get your GED/HSED

Beware of scams: GED tests are never offered online; they can only be taken in person at official testing centers.

Adult Learning Center

Classes for students of all learning levels, from 3rd grade reading level thru high school.

Dominican Center

Free adult education classes.

Journey House

Adult Education GED & ELL classes. On-site child-care is available for babies who are walking to age 6 for morning, afternoon and evening classes.

Literacy Services of Wisconsin

One-on-one and small groups offered for adults seeking tutoring in math & reading, English language learning, GED/HSED preparation, basic computer skills, and citizenship.

New Concept Self-Development Center

Free adult education/GED prep.

Individualized instruction, transition to higher education at MATC. May receive scholarship for exam fee if comply with requirements and attend class regularly.

Next Door

Services for adults interested in pursuing adult education and earning their GED.

Social Development Commission

HSED & GED classes have a rolling admission process with classes held throughout the year.

Waukesha County Technical College

Campus provides free programs for everyone: Adult High School (credit recovery), High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) & GED, English as a Second Language classes, and more.

Career & Financial Literacy

Center for Financial Stability & Asset

Comprehensive employment training, financial and asset-building services to low-income individuals who are unemployed or underemployed and are seeking economic self-sufficiency.

Milwaukee. Public Libraries

Free two-hour hands-on computer training; computer basics, Internet, e-mail, Microsoft Office, day and evening sessions.


All training programs utilize the curriculum of the National Restaurant Association and ServSafe and include hands on experiences, job readiness training and exams. HeartLove Place will assist with employment placement for those that successfully complete the program.

Literacy Services of Wisconsin

Basic computer skills, resume prep, skills for helping children with homework, preparedness training, job placement help. Receive Servsafe food safety manager certification.0


Journey House’s THRIVE program prepares participants for the workforce in career pathways such as Retail, Hospitality, Manufacturing, and Construction.

Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation

Assists individuals who are interested in starting, strengthening or expanding businesses by providing direct lending, quality business and financial capability education and one-on-one technical business assistance.

Youth Educational Resources

After-School Community Learning Center, Youth Programs, Sports Programs