Transformation of Community Through the Lens of Disability
EDMONTON AND CALGARY, AB
Empowering families and people who live with disabilities to live fully authentic lives.
PEOPLE EVERY YEAR
HOW WE HELP
In partnership with employers, Gateway develops meaningful, paid employment relationships that benefit both workers and employers. Our process involves thorough discovery with each job seeker, and full exploration with every potential employer.
Gateway supports people with disabilities and their families and fosters more inclusive communities. Our supports and services are as unique as the people we serve. Each individual is unique in their needs. We can help.
We offer workshops for families, job seekers, employers, and anyone interested in joining an inclusive community. Workshops cover topics such as transitioning to adulthood, as well as workshops specific to families and staff that use Family Managed Services (FMS). All workshops are free.
JOB SEEKER SUPPORT
Job seekers receive one-on-one assistance to discover their interest fields, discover a place to work and find a job that fulfills them. Employees and employers receive ongoing support throughout the entire working relationship.
Keep up with the latest Gateway news and events. We hold our Annual General Meeting and Mayor’s Events every year. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest news from Gateway Association.
Gateway to Digital Inclusion (GTDI) is designed to help people connect to the online world. While practicing our digital literacy skills, we offer support, resources, and the ability to connect and engage with one another.
“Gateway showed me that there are companies that actually care about your own well being, they want you to be able to meet your basic needs, they want to see you grow, they want to see you move up to be a supervisor or manager and be a valuable part of the company and not just a number!
What I thought Gateway was going to do was help me find just a job, and I’d just continue on that cycle of looking for new work when the current job no longer meets my needs. But they helped me realize that I don’t have to keep living that way. I learned what my values are and the value that I could bring to the workplace. I realized that I have all of these big goals and I have a lot of talents and skills that I wasn’t able to use in my past jobs.”
JOB SEEKER SUPPORT
Supporting inclusive employers, job seekers, and loved ones with developmental disabilities to build meaningful connections in the workplace.
Our Gateway to Digital Inclusion mobile app is designed to assist any Albertan family in navigating life while supporting a loved one with a developmental disability. The app covers topics across the lifespan, and is available to you 24/7. This allows Gateway to join you on your journey, wherever you are at. Workshops and programs are available to help you develop your digital literacy skills. Visit our Digital Community page for more information.
CONNECT WITH US
How To Get Involved
Support the Gateway community and watch for our latest employment opportunities.
Interesting in supporting a non-profit organization valuing family and work-life balance? Volunteer with Gateway today!
When you invest money in Gateway Association you are making an investment toward building more inclusive communities.
10941-120 Street, #201
Edmonton, AB T5H 3R3
1206-20 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1M8