Yearly Archive: 2019

Play therapy program teaching parents to support child development 

Play therapy program teaching parents to support child development

The Parent Learn to Play program is a seven session course for small groups of parents or carers aimed at helping support children’s development through play. In the program, parents learn about play development in...

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School transition group for children with additional needs in Melbourne's west

School transition group for children with additional needs in Melbourne’s west

Starting school is a big milestone for most children and can be an even bigger step for kids with additional needs. Gateways Off To School Program provides support for children heading off to mainstream school...

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Commonwealth Bank Wyndham Viallge donates to Gateways for western Melbourne programs

Commonwealth Bank supporting autism programs in Melbourne’s west

New therapy and recreation toys and tools are on the way to our western Melbourne programs thanks to a $500 donation from Commonwealth Bank Wyndham Village. Manager Linh and Sophia handed over the generous cheque...

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Gateways Christmas Message 2019

Gateways Christmas and New Year’s services

With Christmas just around the corner, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank you – our participants, families and supporters – for making 2019 another successful year for Gateways. On a personal note, it...

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Adroit charity golf day 2019 for supported accommodation

Adroit golf day drives $100,000 into supported accommodation

Insurance company Adroit has raised $100,000 for Gateways’ supported accommodation services, helping fund the redevelopment of six units and emergency housing in Belmont. The prestigious Meatball Cup was contested by 180 players in scorching and...

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Jack Cai speedcuber to launch Gift Wrap Fundraiser

Record breaking Rubik’s Cuber to help launch Christmas gift wrapping fundraiser

Gateways’ annual Christmas gift wrapping fundraiser kicks off with a twist next week with a visit from record breaking speedcuber, Jack Cai. Jack, who set a world record in April after he solved a Rubik’s...

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Lego Mates autism donation from MLC

Lego Mates donation helps kids with autism in Melbourne’s west

The Lego Mates program in western Melbourne has received a boost thanks to a donation of bricks from MLC Life Insurance. Lego Mates is a small group therapy program designed for children who love Lego...

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Arms spread flexibility freedom

Proposed NDIS changes to improve flexibility for people with disability

Greater accessibility and flexibility are among the aims of several changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme as the Federal Government plans for the final stage of its roll out. NDIS Minister Stuart Robert announced...

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audience listens disability royal commission

Disability Royal Commission Melbourne hearings to focus on residential services

The Board, management and staff of Gateways have zero tolerance for abuse and neglect and work tirelessly to provide quality, nurturing services. We are a long standing and deeply committed provider of services for people...

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Lyn Swan receives long service award

A buddy for life as volunteer celebrates 25 years of service

Saying ‘Yes!’ can be a life-changing choice, as Lyn Swan discovered when she signed up as an Interchange volunteer 25 years ago. Lyn was recognised at this week’s Gateways Support Services AGM for her decades...

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