West Haven Pupil Services
Department of Pupil Services encompasses many services in the West Haven
School System. Included under its umbrella are Special Education,
School Social Work, School Psychology, Hearing Impaired, Visually
Impaired, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical
Therapy, Nursing, Medicaid Program, Pre-School Readiness Program,
Home-School, Homebound Program, and co-facilitation of the Connecticut
Various programs are provided within the West Haven School District for special education students spanning grades pre-kindergarten to twelve. Special education students are always accommodated within the “least restrictive environment” (LRE).
If a student is not successful in the inclusive setting, a Parent and Placement Team (PPT) meeting is held to review the data/outcomes and can make a determination to place a student into the proper program to be successful.
Please call Pupil
Services at 203-937-4333 for more information.
--The West Haven Mental Health clinic is continuing to offer child and young adult programs (the adult program will no longer be offered). The clinic will still take referrals for children ages 3-17 and young adults ages 18-25. Adults will now be referred to Bridges, CS-Hill Health Center, the Shoreline Wellness Center and Connecticut Mental Health Center. Anyone with questions can call 203-974-5950.
--The school district's free cell phone app has a new Special Education category for app alerts. To download the app, search West Haven Public Schools in your mobile device's app store. Click the gear in the upper right-hand corner and click "Special Education" to receive alerts in that category. They will include special education-related reminders, events and other information.
--Support Group for Parents of Children with Special Needs, Wednesday, September 28, West Haven: This meeting will be conducted in Spanish only and will be held at the West Haven Community House, 227 Elm St., at 6:30 p.m. Jean Vitale, of the Family Resource Center, will be the guest speaker. Childcare will be provided for members, but you must contact the facilitator--call Mrs. Diaz at 203-710-8299 to register.