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.

Respite benefits for carers

  • Gives carers the chance to recharge their batteries
  • Have time to themselves
  • Spend time with other family members

Respite benefits for children receiving care

  • Support to take part in activities they enjoy in their community
  • Pursue their own interests
  • Family break

Eligibility

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

For more information, call the Respite, Recreation & Family Support Manager on 03 5221 2984 or contact us.

We also have a range of centre based respite programs available, including Boost 4 Kids and our Getaway House in Warrnambool.

The Interchange Program

The Interchange Program matches a person with a disability with a volunteer, who include them in their family activities on a regular basis. The Interchange Program matches a person with a disability with a volunteer host / host family who include them in their family activities on a regular basis. Volunteer hosts receive orientation, training...


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