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Therapy playgroup a confidence booster for families of children with autism

Kate had all but given up on mainstream playgroups for her youngest son, Archie, when she learned about Gateways Early Intervention Therapy Playgroup. ‘I’d had such bad experiences with typical playgroups because they made me...
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20 years on, volunteers Maria and Andre keep giving

It was the search for a volunteering role that could involve their children that led Taylors Lakes residents Maria and Andre to become Interchange Hosts. Two decades on, the couple consider they have grown their family...
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Gateways launches a new employment skills program for adults with a disability

View the Job Quest brochure A new employment program for adults with a disability is to be piloted by Gateways Support Services. Job Quest: Employment Programs are being developed to empower adults with a disability to build their skills and...
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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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A club for school kids seeking like-minded friends

Rihanna is a people person. In fact, when asked what she would like others to know about her, the 10-year-old responds, ‘That I like meeting people.’   But making connections and keeping up with peers at her...
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Off To School help after a bumpy kinder year

Kindergarten plays an important role in preparing children for school. So when that preparation is disrupted – as has been the case during the COVID-19 pandemic – youngsters with additional needs can be left behind.  Registrations have now opened for Gateways Support Services’ Off To School...
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A PLACE to call home – Gateways Support Services lays out its vision for inclusion

Our new home has a new name! Gateways Support Services staff and Board took time considering a name to best capture our vision for the sprawling North Geelong headquarters. It is a vision firmly focused...
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Seasoned Gateways Interchange Host Program Volunteer urges others to get involved

Seeking support for her own family led Nicky to open her heart and home to other families in need. That was eight years ago and now the Sunshine woman is urging others to consider volunteering...
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Self-care for parents of kids with a disability

Emergency protocols stress the need to take care of ourselves before attempting to help others. But this critically important piece of advice is often overlooked by parents of children with special needs. For all parents,...
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Fiction With Friends building social links for kids during pandemic restrictions

Amid the unpredictability of COVID-19 a creative new program is helping kids with developmental disabilities build social skills and confidence from the comfort of their homes. With lockdown measures in place, Gateways Support Services Occupational...
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03 5221 2984
12-14 Thompson Rd
North Geelong,
VIC
3215
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03 9396 1111
77 Droop St
Footscray,
VIC
3011
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Werribee,
VIC
3030
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171 Lava Street
Warrnambool,
VIC
3280