Through various programs that promote independence, The Arc Gateway provides job training, residential support, skill development courses, basic education, community involvement activities and more.
Our licensed group homes provide supportive relationships, supervision and encouragement that help people become independent and involved in the community.
Coaching staff helps with household chores, cooking meals, shopping, handling personal finances and teaches social and adaptive skills that are applicable to independent living.
A post-secondary program that gives students with I/DD the opportunity to go to college, learn new skills, explore careers, prepare for employment and ultimately gain more independence.
This program offers a meaningful daily routine to individuals age 50+ with I/DD, who may be slowing down and ready for retirement.
A fun-filled adult day training program located at Pollak Training Center that provides a safe, educational environment encouraging friendships, laughter, and learning.
Located in South Santa Rosa County, Program participants learn a variety of daily living skills that are necessary in the home and workplace while encouraging community inclusion.
L.I.F.E., a Pollak Training Center program, provides a meaningful day activity that promotes skill acquisition and independence in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Daily activities include workplace readiness, daily living skills, computer literacy, community inclusion, art and recreation, and much more.
Not only does this program provide jobs for people with developmental disabilities while providing a valuable service designed to safeguard identities and confidential information, it also has environmental benefits too. Instead of throwing away pounds and pounds of papers, the shredded materials are sold to business partners to be recycled. Shredding services are a part of Pollak Training Center.
Through Pearl Nelson therapy services, children improve their motor skills, sensory, self-help, speech and language development; and parents learn ways to support this development at home. Physical, occupational and speech therapies must be prescribed by the child’s primary care provider.
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Becoming a member or volunteer at The Arc Gateway strengthens our presence as advocates for continued funding and legislation that benefit people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.