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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New Geelong gardening service creating jobs for people with a disability

June 30, 2017

Gateways Ground Up Gardening is a brand new program providing meaningful employment opportunities for adults with a disability.  The Ground Up team are supported by Gateways qualified staff to deliver an affordable and professional gardening service. For the Ground Up employees, the program is helping them reach their goals by being part of the workforce,...

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Check out our latest therapy toy!

June 5, 2017

Last week we were thrilled to have Christina from Dizzy Disc Australia visit us and present our Therapy & Inclusion Team with their very own Dizzy Disc. Recently, one of our Gateways families entered a competition for the chance to win a Dizzy Disc for themselves and one for their Occupational Therapist, and we were the lucky...

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Our new Warrnambool office officially opened during NDIS Q&A session

June 1, 2017

We had a great day in Warrnambool last week, where we held a free NDIS question and answer information session for more than 30 local parents, carers and families to celebrate the opening of our brand new office in Lava Street. We were honoured to have local mother Elaine Knowles join us and officially open...

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Meet our new Finance Manager!

April 26, 2017

Last week we welcomed Helen Wood to our Gateways Management team, who has joined us as our new Finance Manager. Prior to joining Gateways, Helen worked at Barwon Health in a range of Business Manager roles for the past fifteen years. Helen has a strong background in finance, innovation and system enhancements and brings a...

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Centrelink supports for parents & carers

April 20, 2017

At this weeks Autism & Asperger Parent Support Group, we were thrilled to have Lauren from Centrelink join us to talk about the different supports available to parents and carers.  It was also a great chance for people to connect with other families and sharing similar issues. Some of the valuable information Lauren shared included how new...

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David & Luke’s new home…

April 6, 2017

Moving out of home for the first time is one of the most exciting times in a young person’s life. For David and Luke who both have an intellectual disability, moving into their own home in 2015 was a major milestone and something they had dreamed of and waited a long time for. “Living in my...

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Interchange Western and Gateways set to merge

March 28, 2017

Interchange Western and Gateways Support Services set to merge to create more opportunities for people with a disability Last night Interchange Western (ICW) members voted overwhelmingly in favour of a proposal to merge with Gateways Support Services. This merger will create a stronger organisation to provide more opportunities for people with a disability and their...

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