Boost 4 Kids Overnight Program

Gateways Support Services , together with Barwon Health and GenU provide the Boost 4 Kids out of home Respite Program.

This service has been in operation for over 10 years and provides specialised support as well as recreational and social opportunities for  children with high medical needs.

What is Boost 4 Kids?

Boost 4 Kids provides active 24 hour care by a Division 1 paediatrically trained nurse and personal care workers for up to 6 weekends a year.  Four to six children attend each weekend.

Where is it held?

Boost 4 Kids stays are held at ‘The Lodge’ – a Gen U Respite House in Ocean Grove. It is a beautifully appointed modern facility with a “homelike” feel, set among an acre of well-cared for gardens.

Who is eligible for Boost 4 Kids respite?

To access Boost 4 Kids a child must have a complex medical condition and receive funding through their NDIA plan.   A special quote is required.  Please contact the Boost 4 Kids Coordinator for more details.

How do I find out more?

Contact the Gateways Boost 4 Kids Coordinator via Contact Us or by phoning 5221 2984.

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