On August 5, Vietnam War veteran, David Bechtel, visited youth in our Supervised Independent Living Program (SILP) and gave a moving presentation on his experiences and year of service in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Drafted into the United States Army in 1966, Mr. Bechtel was 20 years old when he and his
Spotlight Family Caril R., Foster Parent Where has your journey taken you? Have you embarked on a journey that changed your life? Many people have a specific vision for their lives. Even in her 20s, Caril was interested in foster parenting and was open to the idea that someday she might become one. Her
Spotlight Foster Family: Trish K. & son, Gunar Who: Trish K. is a pre-school speech therapist and single mother of 8-year-old son, Gunar Philosophy: To make sure her foster children are having fun and that their time in her home is as enjoyable as possible. How long have you been a
The Camardo family is enriched by the ups and downs of being a foster family
Imagine being a child and finding out you are gaining a foster sibling. You are excited, nervous, and full of pure joy. Also, imagine knowing that your new sibling may return to their birth family at any time. Then, imagine an experience so rewarding it is well worth any range of emotions. This is the experience that parents and their children willingly and enthusiastically accept when they become foster families.
Congrats, Grad! We are proud to congratulate our very own Printice L. from SILP (Supervised Independent Living Program) on his recent graduation from Erie Community College on May 21, 2014. Printice earned a degree in Liberal Arts and Science-Humanities and Social Studies. He was on the Dean’s List and was the Social Events Coordinator for
May 1 is the start of National Foster Care Month, and for the Threet family, it marked a very special celebration. Eight-year-old Simmarion of Buffalo has waited in foster care for more than two years for a forever family. Finally, on May 1, he joined his brother’s forever family when Diana Threet of Buffalo officially became
Appointments & Clinic Hours There is no waiting list for clinical services, and same-day appointments are usually available. The Behavioral Health Clinic accepts Medicaid and all major medical insurance. To make an appointment, call (716) 783-3221. Gateway Longview Behavioral Health Clinic 10 Symphony Circle Buffalo, NY 14201 Main Clinic Hours: Monday 8am-7pm Tuesday 9am-7pm Wednesday
When should you seek help? Counseling and therapy can be very beneficial for youth, adults, and families. From childhood through adolescence, there are times when youth and/or their support systems need guidance in addressing problems that cause emotional distress or make them feel overwhelmed. Clinicians can offer help in addressing these situations for children, adolescents,
Gateway-Longview Foster Care & Adoption Spotlight Family Caril R., Foster Parent Where has your journey taken you? Have you embarked on a journey that changed your life? Many people have a specific vision for their lives. Even in her 20s, Caril was interested in foster parenting and was open to the idea that someday she
January marks the 2nd anniversary for Gateway-Longview’s Behavioral Health Clinic, which provides individual, group, and family counseling to children & adolescents with emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges. In just 2 years, the Clinic expanded to 6 satellite locations (with 4-5 more to come in 2014), hired 6 additional staff, and, in 2013 alone, over 5,600 appointments were scheduled!
Hope. Believe. Change.You can make a difference!Become a Foster Parent.Why not you? Why not now?Give children hope.
Believe in possibilities.
Foster change.Become a Foster Parent, today.
Click to view the currently scheduled 2013 dates for the MAPP/GPS II groups.
tudents at Gateway-Longview’s Lynde School kicked off the Easter Season on Friday, April 15 at the School’s Annual Eggstravaganza Festival.