Yearly Archive: 2021

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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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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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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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Find a reliable NDIS support coordinator in Portland Victoria at Gateways

Having the assistance of an NDIS support coordinator in Portland Victoria for your family can make the world of a difference. At Gateways Support Services in Portland, we believe that individuals with a disabilities deserve...

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New trampoline with therapeutic benefits thanks to Vuly Play

Participants at Gateways Support Services’ Werribee site can explore fun, active, and safe outdoor play thanks to a trampoline donation from Vuly. Trampolines are a fantastic way for children of all ages and abilities to...

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A home of Micaela’s own

Many parents find it hard to conceive of their child flying the family nest, and especially so for parents of children with a disability. But for Werribee parents Carmel and Rex, their advice is to have a vision for the future and grab every opportunity with...

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