Support Us

You can help Gateways to make a positive difference in the lives of more than 2,000 children and adults with disabilities and their families.

Donate Now or call 03 5221 2984 to make a donation via credit card over the phone.

Donations to Gateways are much needed and greatly appreciated.  Your donation helps Gateways to continue to provide valuable services and equipment to hundreds of people each year.  Community support and donations contribute to providing experiential services like supporting our Recreation Activities program, purchasing books for our inhouse ‘practice’ library and specialist sensory equipment and toys.

Your donation also helps Gateways to provide early years Autism Assessments for families in our community with young children who need ongoing assistance and support.

No matter how big or small, your donation makes a real difference.

$50 – Helps Recreation Activities participants, with support from our one on one recreation volunteers, to get out and about in the community to experience and enjoy fun activities like going to the movies or going out for coffee.

$100 – Will enable purchase of Specialist Sensory equipment and Sensory toys that help to calm and prevent sensory overload, allowing better concentration and focus on activities.

$250 – Equipment to fit out the new Move & Groove Room with disco dancing, group fitness, Zumba, games and all kinds of movement to expend excess energy and keep fit.

$500 – Purchase specialist on the job training equipment (retail and hospitality) for our Job Quest employment training and volunteer placement program.

$2,100 – Will pay for one early years Autism Assessment for a child 18 months to 2 years – (up to 16 hours with a qualified multi-disciplinary assessment team)

$5,000 – Help to purchase a suite of 15 Assessment Tools and Assessment Kits, including Autism (for all ages), Cognitive, Speech, Sensory and more.

$10,000 – Complete a small project like the new Recreation Room, Shared Activities Kitchen upgrade, Therapy iPads upgrade, Sensory Room for Getaway House Warrnambool (kids respite).

To donate now please click here.

If you have any questions about your donation, or for more information on other ways to support Gateways please email or phone 03 5221 2984.

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Gateways is a Registered Charity. 

Gateways is a quality-accredited independent community service provider specialising in autism, intellectual disability and complex behaviours. Our mission is to empower and support children and adults living with a broad range of disabilities and their families to maximise their quality of life, potential and positive relationships.

In 2020-2021 we assisted more than 2,100 individuals, their carers and families, living in the Western division of Victoria from our offices located in Geelong, Warrnambool, Colac, Camperdown, Hamilton, and Western Melbourne.

All gifts over $2 are tax-deductible.

ABN 98 140 810 929

Geelong (Head Office)
03 5221 2984
12-14 Thompson Rd
North Geelong,
Western Melbourne
03 9396 1111
77 Droop St
03 9749 7388
3 Princes Highway
03 5562 8271
171 Lava Street