Category: Other News

Trust, creativity and a good relationship key to Support Coordination success

Finding genuine, reliable support coordination for her teenage son felt like an endless battle for Williamstown mum, Maraid.  As she sought to make the most of Duke’s National Disability Insurance Scheme plan, Maraid tried out several support providers unsuccessfully and was left feeling overwhelmed.  She said...
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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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Survey shows high satisfaction despite challenging year

An overall service satisfaction rate of 95 per cent show Gateways continued to deliver on its mission despite a challenging year, according to feedback from our latest annual user survey. Thank you to the more...
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Shining a light on opportunities offered through volunteering

From donating her time as a volunteer to leading Gateways’ many volunteer programs, Jenny Schmidt has gained experience on both sides of the fence during her 15 years with the organisation. During that time, Jenny...
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Alternative ways of communicating develop skills and self-esteem

Nothing can hold 7-year-old William back. The Spotswood boy, who has Down Syndrome, can be found shooting hoops, spending time in the water, or travelling the world with his family, if he’s not at an...
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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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Gateways Festive Fun – Christmas Activities

With the holiday season fast approaching, the Gateways therapy team have put together some fun, festive activities that are sure to be a hit! To make your own snow globe: Make your own little world...
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Gateways passes the external audit for certification against the NDIS Practice Standards

Registered NDIS disability service providers undergo a yearly external assessment that the services they provide comply with all legislation and the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework and NDIS Practice Standards. This ensures registered services remain...
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Fresh new space at Gateways Community PLACE thanks to local Kiwanis club

Visitors to Gateways Community PLACE, Geelong, can enjoy a fresh new outdoor space thanks to the generosity of the local Kiwanis Club. Led by Kiwanis Geelong immediate past President and Gateways Support Services life member...
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