New Horizons / Gender Equity

You may be eligible for support from New Horizons/Gender Equity if you are enrolled in a Job Training/Certificate Program and meet one or more of the requirements listed below. Priority is given to students in a nontraditional area of study.

Contact Elena Adams at 619-388-4912 or

Eligibility Requirements

  • Individuals from economically disadvantaged families including foster children
  • Single parents, including single pregnant women
  • Displaced homemakers
  • Individuals with limited English proficiency
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Individuals training for careers nontraditional to their gender (see examples below)

Services May Include

  • Textbook lending library
  • Limited transportation assistance
  • Resource guide for programs/services
  • Student academic planner
  • Referrals to campus and community centers
  • Career Development Services
  • “Hit the Books” study guide

Nontraditional Certificate Programs

Men training in:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Clothing Construction
  • Front Desk/Office Assistant
  • Home Health Aide
  • Nursing Assistant

Women training in:

  • Auto Body and Paint Technician
  • Auto Technician
  • Auto Upholstery
  • Commercial Printing
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electronic Prepress
  • HVAC
  • Machine Shop
  • Pipe Welding/Pipe fitting
  • Plumbing
  • Steel Fabrication
  • Structural Welding