Category: Accommodation

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Communicating joy at Edmill

Pictured: Denzel enjoying a dog park visit. In the serene neighbourhood of Edmill Court resides Denzel, a resident of Gateways’ supported accommodation, who recently celebrated his 21st birthday milestone. Denzel’s journey hasn’t always been smooth...

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Safeguarding the quality of care of our participants

In light of the recent Four Corners program, “Careless: How the NDIS fails to protect our most vulnerable,” and the abhorrent treatment of the individuals featured in the program, Gateways Support Services would like to...

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Transition accommodation service celebrates successful first year, despite pandemic

A year ago the Fantella family was feeling a mix of nerves, excitement and tinge of sadness as their eldest daughter, Amber, prepared to leave home for the first time. Twelve months on her parents,...

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Custom built houses on the way for Gateways clients

The ball is rolling on three new developments to be built next year under a partnership between Gateways Support Services and Specialist Disability Accommodation partner DPN Casa Capace.  Representatives from DPN Casa Capace joined Gateways on a...

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‘I’m so proud of myself’ – Robbie’s successful move into independent accommodation

For the parents of children with a disability, dreams of their son or daughter’s independence can be tenuous. So, it was no small celebration for Mandy and Tony when their son achieved his goal of moving out of home in March.  Robbie, a Gateways Support Services participant of almost thirty years,...

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A fresh approach to supported accommodation

Deb Fantella is preparing a simple list for her 24-year-old daughter’s imminent move out of the family home. ‘I’m listing everything that could be helpful for the carers; like, if you have to thaw meat,...

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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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It’s All About Nick – A Place of His Own

Nick has a diagnosis of Down syndrome and Autism and since he was a small boy has had inexhaustible reserves of energy.  This often meant not a lot of sleep for his parents Robyn and...

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David & Luke’s new home…

Moving out of home for the first time is one of the most exciting times in a young person’s life. For David and Luke who both have an intellectual disability, moving into their own home...

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