Yearly Archive: 2021

New support program for male carers launches in 2022

At Gateways Support Services, we are constantly evaluating how we can better support our community members. With the knowledge that there is a lack of support specifically for male carers of children with disability within...
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Parent support groups build knowledge and connections

Parent support groups are a free service at Gateways Support Services, providing information and support to parents and carers of children with a disability or additional needs.  Jessica, mum of 8-year-old Xavier, says the Gateways Parent Support...
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Innovative services keeping participants and the community safe during Covid-19

As an essential disability service, Gateways Support Services has remained open and dedicated to supporting participants, families, and staff during some of the toughest lockdowns and restrictions in Melbourne and regional Victoria. We have put...
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Celebrating Seniors with Taste of Culture: Geelong Seniors Festival

The sharing of food can build connections and help us to learn about other’s cultural backgrounds; seniors within our community have some of the most sought after recipes, passed down through generations. As part of...
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Art Therapy at Gateways in Western Melbourne supporting you to achieve your NDIS goals

Creative Arts Therapy is an evidence-based, therapeutic support that uses art and the creative process to explore feelings, improve self-confidence, build life skills and reduce anxiety. At Gateways Support Services in Western Melbourne, we believe...
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Cooking up new skills on the road to employment

Gateways Support Services pre-employment skills program is helping young adults with a disability to pursue their passions and goals. Josh ‘Stormy’ Storm says the Gateways Job Quest program is helping him learn more about his...
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Lego Kids therapy playgroup supporting kids with additional needs to further develop social skills

A love of LEGO® and play were great starting points for Lachlan’s achievements since joining the Lego Kids program at Gateways Support Services. Six-year-old Lachlan – who loves playgrounds, bedtime stories, building cubby houses and,...
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Gaining the Edge for a successful transition to secondary school

Geelong-Based Gaining The Edge is the only occupational therapy-informed program in Australia that specifically addresses the transition period from primary to secondary school for young people with disabilities. The big move to high school can...
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Geelong social program keeps seniors connected 

As people age, it can be challenging to remain socially active in the community. So when social butterfly Joan, 84, heard about Gateways Support Services’ Prime Movers program for seniors, she jumped at the idea...
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Geelong program Mini Mates is big on fun and learning for kids with a disability

Learning to ride a bike, making friends and experiencing new environments are among Sarah’s many achievements since starting in the Mini Mates program at Gateways Support Services in Geelong. Six-year-old Sarah – who loves chocolate,...
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03 5221 2984
12-14 Thompson Rd
North Geelong,
Western Melbourne
03 9396 1111
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