Proud, determined and hardworking, the women of Jeremiah Program dream of self-reliance and a life beyond poverty. They have the energy and the drive to create a brighter future, but have previously lacked the support necessary to change their lives.

If you are interested in working toward a better life for yourself and your children, we invite you to explore how Jeremiah Program can help you realize your potential, beginning with empowerment and life skills training.

Program Criteria

  • Low-income single mother
  • At least 18 years old
  • Brooklyn resident for 18 months
  • High school graduate or currently working on GED certificate
  • Motivated to enroll in post-secondary or accredited training program
  • At least one child five or younger

Program Benefits

  • Supportive community of peers working towards self-reliance
  • Empowerment and life skills education
  • Individual coaching to support you as you set and meet your goals
  • Access to professionals who can help you develop your skills and provide networking and job-shadowing opportunities
  • Access to mentors and tutors as needed
  • Volunteer childcare during Jeremiah Program activities


Begin the application process with the form below. This online application is free and will be submitted for consideration immediately.

Contact Information

Include: Apartment, Suite or Unit #

Next: Personal Information

Personal Information


Next: Children's Information


Custody Arrangement

Next: Educational Information

Educational Information

Please keep in mind that in order to qualify, you must be accepted to or enrolled at a postsecondary institution (seeking either an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree) that is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and on our List of Approved Post-Secondary Institutions).

Next: Employment


Next: Income Information

Income Information

In order for an applicant to be considered, you must meet income requirements (details on the Apply page).
What are your current monthly sources of income?

Next: Health Information

Health Information

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Why Jeremiah Program?