Gateways offers a wide range of fun and exciting programs and activities in Geelong for primary and secondary school aged children, with a disability or additional need.  Our staff will support your child to have fun, socialise with other children, while learning new life skills. These specialised activities are designed for children with a disability including autism, complex needs, Down syndrome and intellectual disability.

Gateways recreation groups give teenagers with a disability living in the Geelong region, the opportunity to enjoy fun activities with friends

Recreational group activities for children & teenagers

Gateways run a number of recreation programs for school age children and teenagers during the week, weekends and during school holidays. These programs help children make friends, learn new skills and gain confidence. We can offer some of our children’s recreational activities for free or at a subsidised cost thanks to Westfield Geelong’s ongoing support of...


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School Holiday Programs

Gateways runs school holiday programs in Geelong and Colac for school aged children and young people with disabilities. These programs give the children a chance to have fun and learn new things with their friends while providing a much needed break for families. With experienced staff and volunteers, Gateways school holiday programs offer fun activities in...


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Gateways can work with you to implement your child’s NDIS plan for assistance with self care and community participation.

Community Participation, Respite & In-Home Support for Children

Gateways understands that getting a break from your caring routine is important for you and your family. We have experienced staff who can support your child at home or on a community activity while you have a break. Gives carers the chance to recharge their batteries Have time to themselves Spend time with other family members Support...


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Overnight Respite for Children

Gateways offers two programs where children with a disability and/or complex health need can stay overnight in Geelong and Warrnambool.


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