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

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 an aged care facility.

Be Connected

One-on-one guidance for seniors on how to use computers and mobile devices, with an experienced and friendly tutor.

First Step emergency relief

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

No Interest Loans (NILs)

No interest loans up to $1500 with no fees for people on a low income.

Recent Facebook activity

We are currently closed until 9am, Wednesday 5th January 2022.For clients in crisis or experiencing homelessness call: Link to Home 1800 152 152 Our Wollongbar RRK vacation club is open until Friday 24th December 2021Our Alstonville vacation club is open until 23rd December 2021.If you need to contact these services up to and including the 24th December please call Sonya on mobile: 0438 681 972 All vacation clubs at Ocean Shores, Alstonville, Wollongbar, Lismore, Kyogle and Casino will resume on Wednesday 5th January 2022.We wish all our families, clients and partners a merry Christmas and safe new year. ... See MoreSee Less
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Hey parents – get your kids into our safe, fun and affordable Rainbow Region Kids Vacation Club during the summer school break. We're not-for-profit, externally accredited and childcare subsidy approved. Call us on 6621 7397 or visit nrcg.org.au/rainbow-region-kids-summer-2021-22-vacation-club/ for more info.#RRK #rainbowregionkids #nswschools #schoolbreak #northernnsw #nrcg #summerholidays ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you StreetSmart! Your donations are helping us to support people experiencing homelessness.“𝘛𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘬 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘚𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘵𝘚𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘵 𝘈𝘶𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘢 𝘢𝘯𝘥 Qatar Airways 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘨𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘴 𝘥𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘰𝘧 𝘗𝘑'𝘴, 𝘴𝘭𝘪𝘱𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘴, 𝘦𝘺𝘦 𝘮𝘢𝘴𝘬𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘰𝘪𝘭𝘦𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘴. 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘭𝘦𝘦𝘱 𝘢𝘪𝘥𝘴 𝘸𝘦𝘳𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘤𝘳𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘴 𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘮𝘰𝘥𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘵 𝘛𝘐𝘕𝘖𝘊𝘈 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘣𝘦 𝘨𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘯 𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴.” Youth Futures.We are thankful for the continued support of material aid from Qatar. Recently, 𝟭𝟳 𝗵𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗰𝗿𝗼𝘀𝘀 𝗡𝗦𝗪, 𝗩𝗶𝗰, 𝗤𝗹𝗱, 𝗦𝗔 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗪𝗔 were delivered thousands of high-quality comfort items for very vulnerable Australians. 𝗪𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝟭𝟮,𝟬𝟬𝟬 𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗺𝘀 𝗯𝗲𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗲!By supplying homeless organisations with practical and necessary items, this frees up their funds to be allocated to other essential services such as accommodation and food. #materialaid #homelessness #charity #donation #qatarairways MarionLIFE Community Services Inc St John's Youth Services Treasure Boxes Women's Safety Services SA Coast Shelter Sacred Heart Mission 3rd Space Communify Queensland Mid Richmond Neighbourhood Centre Momentum Collective New Farm Neighbourhood Centre Northern Rivers Community Gateway Warrina Domestic and Family Violence Specialist Services Indigo Junction Ruah Urban Fabric ... 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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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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