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Geelong program Mini Mates is big on fun and learning for kids with a disability

Learning to ride a bike, making friends and experiencing new environments are among Sarah’s many achievements since starting in the Mini Mates program at Gateways Support Services in Geelong. Six-year-old Sarah – who loves chocolate,...
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Getaway House in Warrnambool providing disability support for the whole family

It was a big step for the Haberfields to entrust the respite care of their daughter, Grace, to anyone outside the immediate family. But thanks to Gateways Support Services’ Getaway House in Warrnambool, the family...
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Find a reliable NDIS support coordinator in Portland Victoria at Gateways

Having the assistance of an NDIS support coordinator in Portland Victoria for your family can make the world of a difference. At Gateways Support Services in Portland, we believe that individuals with a disabilities deserve...
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New trampoline with therapeutic benefits thanks to Vuly Play

Participants at Gateways Support Services’ Werribee site can explore fun, active, and safe outdoor play thanks to a trampoline donation from Vuly. Trampolines are a fantastic way for children of all ages and abilities to...
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A home of Micaela’s own

Many parents find it hard to conceive of their child flying the family nest, and especially so for parents of children with a disability. But for Werribee parents Carmel and Rex, their advice is to have a vision for the future and grab every opportunity with...
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Volunteers help deliver happiness and fun at Gateways

Nerves were quickly replaced by elation after Harry Moulding’s first time volunteering with Gateways Support Services. The 26-year-old counselling student decided to volunteer his skills with Gateways because of his belief in equity for people...
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Local firie making a difference as a Host Buddy Volunteer

Discovering the joy he brought to a young boy by becoming a Pen Pal, Tarneit firefighter, Jack, was looking for a regular volunteering role when he discovered Gateways Support Services. By writing letters to a...
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Young foodies building skills and friendship around the table

A poor experience at another recreation program left 13-year-old Seb reluctant to have another go. But with the Geelong teenager spending a lot of time socially isolated at home, his mother Kylie was keen to...
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Seniors program for laughter and friendship

Becoming older brings many life changes, but for sisters, Dinah, 85, and Sheila, 84, staying socially active and engaged in the community has been key to maintaining a purposeful and thriving life.  Both sisters joined Gateways Support Services Prime Movers Program – a weekly recreation and...
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Trust, creativity and a good relationship key to Support Coordination success

Finding genuine, reliable support coordination for her teenage son felt like an endless battle for Williamstown mum, Maraid.  As she sought to make the most of Duke’s National Disability Insurance Scheme plan, Maraid tried out several support providers unsuccessfully and was left feeling overwhelmed.  She said...
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