The mission of the Center for Student and Families (CSF) at Gateway Community College is to promote the well-being of students through case-management and support services.  The goals of the Center for Student and Families are to serve as an on-campus safety net to help students persist in college and gain stability.

About the Program

The Center for Student and Families invites students needing essential support services to take advantage of various resources and activities designed to address your needs.

Students enrolled in the CSF Program are able to focus goals which promote meeting basic needs and achiveing academic success.

The Center for Student and Families partners with a number of on-campus departments and off-campus human services agencies for the following core service areas.

Core Services Areas

  • Academics - Utilizing the Gateway Achievement Coaching model, the CSF empowers students to plan for lifelong career pathways. 
  • Work and Careers - Through a partnership with Career Services, students are encouraged to think about the connection between their academic courses of studies and chosen career paths.  Some students choose to get real-time job experiences.
  • Income Supports - assists students overcome income challenges needed to achieve economic stability. The Center for Working Students has the capacity to provide:
    • Public Benefits Pre-Screening
    • Energy Assistance Screening
    • And other financial supports as availble
  • Financial Services/Asset Building  - Through a partnership with local businesses, faculty, and on-campus programs, the CSF takes a proactive approach to assist students reach economic stability through financial education, wealth building activities and bad credit avoidance.

For further information, please view the Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.