Supporting Students with Children

Juggling parenthood and pursuing an education simultaneously is no easy task. It's like having two full-time jobs, and it can be really overwhelming, especially for single parents. Many parents in college find themselves having to balance their time between taking care of their kids, focusing on academics, working, managing family commitments, and handling a variety of other responsibilities.

The good news is that every year, numerous parents successfully graduate from college, equipped with the resources needed to provide a better life for their children. However, it's important to recognize that this journey is far from simple. College parents often grapple with challenges such as finding reliable childcare, navigating health insurance concerns (especially if transitioning from a current job to pursue a degree), securing funds for tuition and textbooks, and managing day-to-day living expenses. It's a demanding balancing act, but with the right strategies, many parents navigate it successfully.


Available resources to help with your journey:


NTCC Parenting Liaison Officer:

Linda Forest
Student Services Center