Ben’s Big Shave – Fundraising Event 17 March 2018

March 14, 2018

‘Ben’s Beard’ is Helping Children with a Disability to Have a Dream Queensland Holiday. Local Geelong man Ben Richards, has been growing his beard since 2016, all in the aim of raising money for children and young people with a disability supported by Gateways Support Services. On Saturday Ben’s beard will meet its razor at...

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Disability Organisation Leads the Way on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2018

Gateways Support Services, which provides disability services in Geelong, Western Melbourne and South West Victoria, is one of those rare organisations which is headed up by a female CEO, has a largely female management team and 83% of its 470 plus staff are women.   This is no mean feat in the Australian workforce and is...

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Gateways selected to help deliver extra NDIS transition support in Western Melbourne

January 23, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government has committed an additional $7.2 million over 2017-18 and 2018-19 for NDIS transition support. Gateways has been selected as a provider for NDIS transition support for Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS) for Brimbank Melton and Western Melbourne. The funding will deliver an additional 591 fixed term places overall from January 2018 to June 2018. ...

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Great result for Gateways Christmas Gift Wrapping

January 22, 2018

Gateways CEO, Rosemary Malone with Westfield, Centre Manager, Lauren Frew Gateways annual Christmas Gift Wrapping stand at Westfield has had it best result ever, raising over $7,700 in donations and providing an opportunity to profile Gateways services to Geelong. This result is due to the generosity of the Geelong community, the efforts of over 130...

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Auxiliary Fundraiser Success

December 28, 2017

Gateways Support Services Fundraising Auxiliary held another enjoyable and successful event recently, which included visiting the Archibald Exhibition and lunch at the Geelong Art Gallery. The event raised $2,667.00 for Gateways and was also an opportunity for those who attended to learn a little more about Gateways’ 20 year history as a community organisation providing disability services...

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Cotton On get behind disability support

December 21, 2017

Volunteers from Cotton On took time out from their busy work day to get into the Christmas spirit, wrapping gifts at Gateways Gift Wrapping stand at Westfield, Geelong. The enthusiastic team were all hands on deck to meet the demand of the busy lunch time rush.  The Geelong community has once again supported this event with...

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Interchange Western is now part of Gateways Support Services

October 2, 2017

Interchange Western is now part of Gateways Support Services We are delighted to announce that from the 1st October 2017, Interchange Western has become a Western Melbourne division of Gateways, continuing the current range of Interchange Western programs, with the aim to gradually expand these over time, building on Gateways experience and expertise. We sincerely...

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Why I am really thankful for Gateways…

August 21, 2017

Why I am really thankful for Gateways…By Marcus Howie “I am really thankful for my Gateways friends. Because they helped me walk to the Supermarket, the Chemist, the Library and all kinds of food outlets all by myself. Also for taking me to places like the Gym, the Pool, the Geelong Library, Reading Cinemas, Village...

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Cool fun at our winter school holiday program!

July 17, 2017

We had another amazing time with our friends over the July Winter school holidays at our school holiday program in Geelong & Colac! Over two fun filled weeks we visited some exciting places, tried new things, learned different skills, enjoyed some old favourites and of course shared lots of laughs together! Big thank you to...

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