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Gateway Program Provides Help for Single Parents
The Gateway Program supplies educational, training and employment support
The Gateway Program
The Gateway Program is a training and employment program for Garfield County, helping eligible parents to achieve economic and emotional self-sufficiency. Gateway is a collaboration between the Garfield County Department of Human Services and Colorado Mountain College.
Gateway serves eligible parents either from the community at large, or from the Colorado Works program run by Garfield County Human Services. If you are an eligible parent currently receiving TANF (Temporary Aid to Needy Families) benefits from the Department of Human Services or you are a displaced worker please contact us. Your life may never be the same!
Through Colorado Mountain College, you may receive vocational counseling and testing, financial aid information, and student advising regarding occupational certificates and/or associate degree programs. Other services include but are not limited to: scholarships, career counseling, short-term personal counseling, and/or referrals to other local helping agencies. We also offer the Link-to-Success program.
Our "Link" program is an ongoing "ready for school, ready for work, ready for life" series of classes. The Link-to-Success program allows clients the ability to participate in activities designed to build self-awareness, self-esteem, and self-reliance; set personal and career goals; and develop parenting skills. The Link curriculum includes:
Success in vocational education is a primary goal of the Link-to-Success program. Link to Success classes are currently offered at the CMC West Garfield Campus and are offered for participants throughout Garfield County.
Women in Transition Scholarship
Are you a single parent living in Garfield, Eagle or Pitkin counties? The Gateway Program is an educational, training and employment program that helps single parents achieve their personal and career goals.
The Women in Transition Scholarship is a fund that can help with the cost of tuition and books for college. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
For more information on how to apply for this scholarship, please contact: