Gateway Community College
20 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510

P: (203) 285-2189
F: (203) 285-2087

Director: Earnestine B. Kirkland

Contact: Earnestine B. Kirkland
P: (203) 285-2189
F: (203) 285-2087

Family Support and Respite Care Certificate

Year Program Started: 1999

Max. Participants/Year: 15

Application Deadline: September

Program Timeframe: September - September

Academic Level Targeted: college

Racial/Ethnic Focus: any racial/ethnic group

Type of Program: education, counseling, mentoring, career/academic planning, retraining

Program Attributes: for credit, financial aid provided, counseling provided, mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: matriculation at this school (high school graduate)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: education

Additional Comments: The program offers theoretical knowledge and practical skills to provide respite care for families on a planned or emergency basis. Students may transfer courses for an Associate degree in special education and/or to a four-year institution.