Currently our books a closed for Individual Support services.

Gateways understands that getting a break from your caring routine is important for you and your family. We offer a range of group based recreational programs for children and young adults which also provide an opportunity for family and carers to have respite from their caring role.

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


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

For more information, call the Individual Support & Recreation 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

What is the Interchange Program? The Interchange Program matches a person with a disability with a volunteer host (buddy) or host family who include them in their family activities on a regular basis. Volunteer hosts or buddies receive orientation, training and ongoing support from qualified Interchange Program Workers. Who benefits from the Interchange Program? Children Benefit…

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