Welcome to your Community Gateway

Community Gateway is an externally accredited, registered charity formed in 1976. We provide welfare and community capacity building programs for disadvantaged people and communities. Our services extend to the Far North Coast, New England, Mid North Coast and across NSW.

Featured services

Choices reproductive and sexual health

Confidential and inclusive reproductive and sexual health services.

Rainbow Region Kids

Affordable, high quality before school care, after school care and vacation care for school-aged children throughout the Northern Rivers region.

Community Visitors Scheme

Regular companionship for older people living alone at home or in residential aged care.

First Step emergency relief

A broad range of services and supports to help people get through periods of financial crisis.

Financial capability workshops

Free workshops to help financially disadvantaged people in Northern NSW make smarter money choices.

No Interest Loans (NILs)

No interest loans up to $2000 with no fees for people on a low income.

Recent Facebook activity

Today is National Sorry Day all around Australia. Since 1998, this has become a day to acknowledge the mistreatment, trauma and strength of First Nations Australians who were forcibly removed from their families and communities, as part of the ‘stolen generations’.We recognise the first nations and peoples of Australia and we acknowledge their continuing connection with land, waters and culture. We advocate for their empowerment, and we wholeheartedly support an indigenous voice to parliament.#sorry #NationalSorryDay #nationalsorryday #StolenGenerations #stolengenerations #indigenousvoicetoparliament #alwayswasalwayswillbe ... See MoreSee Less
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WE'RE HIRING!! <3Do you love working with Children? Do you have a current Working with Childrens Check?Rainbow Region Kids are recruiting Educators for various Northern Rivers OSHC Services, providing before and after school care and school holiday 'vacation care' to primary school age children. A fun, creative, and professional career awaits with the opportunity to make a difference! Click the link below to view the full details and Apply!jobboards.adlogic.com.au/community-gateway/job-details/query/oshc-educators-northern-rivers/in/au... ... See MoreSee Less
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We recently opened the doors of our neighbourhood centre for an open day, to celebrate Neighbourhood Centre Week and the return to our old home at 76 Carrington Street. The rain didn’t deter community members and local services from joining us to connect, tour the renovated hub, engage in some fun activities, win some prizes and learn how we support local people and communities.Raffle prizes were generously donated by The Smashed Avo Produce Market, Fundies Wholefood Market,Bunnings Warehouse Australia Lismore, Brads Butchery and Benchtop Espresso. Our heartfelt thanks go to Coles Goonellabah, Lismore Lions Club, Anna's Greek Kitchen, Nancy from Workforce Skills & Training, and the free hot mini doughnuts team... we couldn’t have done it without you! ... See MoreSee Less
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We are thrilled to have been awarded Commonwealth Bank Casino's local funding boost! Here's a photo from our recent open day, of our CEO receiving the award from branch manager Stephanie. Heartfelt thanks to everyone that voted for us, and much appreciation for CommBank's generosity in supporting our communities.commbank.com.au/communitydonations ... See MoreSee Less
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12 May 2023

Northern Rivers Community Gateway
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12 May 2023

Northern Rivers Community Gateway
We've just opened the doors to our open day. There are loads of free, fun and engaging activities to enjoy, including great entertainment, snacks, refreshments, workshops, crafts and loads more. Come on down and celebrate with us until 6pm tonight, at 76 Carrington Street Lismore. ... See MoreSee Less
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If you want to get in touch with us, you can call, email or visit our premises throughout the Northern Rivers region. Visit our Contact page for more details.

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We want to hear from you. Every piece of feedback we receive helps us to improve our services and create better outcomes for vulnerable people. So talk to us!

Many tracks, one road, sustaining community.


Community Gateway is a registered charity and QIP accredited, assessed against the Quality Improvement Council Health and Community Services 7th Edition Standards.


We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work and meet, and offer our respect to their elders, past, present and future.

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