Category: Western Melbourne

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An unforgettable first camp adventure

Pictured: Darcy enjoying the view from the houseboat. Camps offer a perfect opportunity to explore and create unforgettable moments. Gateways’ most recent camp was in picturesque Nagambie on the Goulburn Valley, where Darcy experienced more than...

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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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Empowering people with disability to access their local community – Gateways launches new day program

Gateways has launched an exciting new program called “Go Getters,” aimed at enhancing the independence of individuals with disabilities in their community. This program focuses on teaching practical skills such as using public transport and...

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Creating a World of Opportunities with People with Disabilities

Gateways Support Services is excited to welcome Rohan Braddy as its new Chief Executive Officer. Rohan is a well-known figure in the disability sector and brings with him years of experience. Rohan is a respected...

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Gateways Announces New CEO

Gateways Support Services is delighted to announce the appointment of Rohan Braddy as Chief Executive Officer. A highly experienced CEO, he joins Gateways after many years at the helm of Mambourin Enterprises. Gateways Chair Keith...

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Howard and David Commnwealth Home Support Program

Trust and companionship at heart of seniors program

Long games of Scrabble and a shared appreciation of Western movies are the much-anticipated fixtures of Howard and David’s weekly time together. When they stop talking, that is.  Howard’s wife, Dorothy, often returns home to...

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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 rather than become volunteers.  Maria first learned of the Gateways Support Services program (then Interchange)...

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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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