ACCESS Collaborative Program
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty in Single Parent Families One Degree at a Time
The ACCESS Collaborative Program is an academic and social support program that assists low-income minority single parent students who are pursuing a college education at The Ohio State University.
The ACCESS Collaborative Program welcomes both male and female undergraduate single parent students who have full physical custody of their dependent children and are either full-time or part-time students at The Ohio State University. ACCESS Collaborative offers students three categories of involvement with corresponding services dependent on the level of participation.
- Full time students with minimum GPA of 2.3 and have full, physical custody of their children
- Part-time or full-time students; no minimum GPA; physical custody not required
- Any single parent students who may wish to attend ACCESS Collaborative Programming only
- Programming on parenting & life skils; child development; and financial planning
- Single Parent Group
- Priority Registration
- Scholarship Opportunities
- Professional Development
- Evening Child Care
- Housing Assistance
- Parenting Skills: building self-esteem and promoting autonomy in children, improving family harmony, guiding children to maturity.
- Financial Planning: how to apply for financial aid, household budgeting, how to save and invest for the future.
- Life Skills: stress management, relationship building, communication skill development
Buckeye Village Community Center
2724 Defiance Dr., Ste. 204
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 247-7092
Fax: (614) 688-5763
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.