Women and Children Succeeding

WACS is an empowerment program for mothers pursuing a post-secondary degree. We function as a team and inspire each other to make decisions that positively impact our future and create a healthy work-life balance.

Program Components 

  • Monthly Meeting

  • Life Skills

  • Financial Literacy

  • Community Service

  • Spiritual Sister/Mentor

Program Incentives

  • Childcare Expenses

  • Transportation Incentive

  • Supply Room

  • Clothing Closet

  • Car Care Clinic

  • Reading Enriches All Lives (R.E.A.L. Initiative)

  • Wealth Building Savings Match

All programming focuses on: academia, career planning, family and life, finance, health, and faith. 

Eligible applicants are: 

  • Mom with children under the age of 18

  • Enrolled in a 2 or 4 year degree program

  • Receiving benefits (SNAP, TANF, Medicaid)

Click "Apply Now" to fill out an application today!

For more information about the WACS program at AIM, please contact our staff members listed below.

Lesley Olsommer

Director of Women and Children Succeeding



Nicole Schmidt

Career and Life Advisor