Respite Care

The Developmental Disabilities and Human Services (DDHS) specialization program partners with Family Empowerment and the Department of Developmental Services to offer the Campus to Community program as a service-learning course. Students receive 2 academic credits (PSYCH 191M) for the weekly class (50 minutes) and field experience (3-hour block).

Visit the Campus to Community website for more information. 

This course is a designated “Service-Learning” course and endorsed by the office of Civic Engagement and Service-Learning at UMass, therefore it provides opportunities for students to engage in service outside the classroom that is guided by appropriate input from a community partner and contributes to the public good. This course also fulfills one S-L requirement for the UMass interdisciplinary Certificate in Civic Engagement & Public Service (CEPS). Please contact CEPS advisor Candice Travis at if you are interested in applying to earn the Certificate.


This course is offered every semester.

Spring 2023: Class meets Fridays 1:25-2:15 (Tobin 520)