Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

New Directions

Is a program for single parents and displaced homemakers who are committed to making positive changes in their lives. The focus of the program is on increasing self-awareness and self-esteem, and improving life skills. The goal is to assist students in making a career choice and developing skills that will lead to financial independence.

  • Classes are tuition free
  • Earn four college credits
  • Some child care & transportation reimbursement available
  • On-going support and advising available to New Directions' graduates through the Women's Resource Center and student services of Rock Creek

What will I learn?

Personal Development

  • Personality Styles
  • Assertiveness
  • Goal Setting
  • Decision making
  • Confidence building
  • Time Management

Decision Making:

We offer New Directions Fall, Winter and Spring!

Winter New Directions is day class:

Tuesdays 9:00am-1:00pm



NEXT ORIENTATION DATE: TNovember 20th, 2014- RC Bldg 7, Rm. 119


For more information please call 971-722-7448 or e-mail kristen.martin1@pcc.edu