Working together to protect, enrich, and give hope

Vietnam War Veteran Presents to SILP Youth

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

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Caril R: Fostering was an unexpected journey

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

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Q&A with foster mom, Trish K.

  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

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Camardo family is enriched & rewarded by the ups and downs of being a foster family

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.

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Foster Family Spotlight

SILP Youth Graduates from SUNY College

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

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Forever Family Celebration Kicks off National Foster Care Month

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

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Clinic Hours and Location

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

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Counseling and Therapy: When to Seek Treatment

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,

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Foster Families Share Their Stories

Our Gateway-Longview adoptive and foster families share their stories of celebration, love, and healing.   Thanks to Regal Cinemas, we were able to share our message with moviegoers during the 2014 holiday season. This advertisement was played before movies at the Regal Cinemas on Elmwood Ave. in Buffalo from December 2014 – January 2015.    

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Foster Care & Adoption Spotlight Family

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

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Behavioral Health Clinic Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

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!

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Foster Parent Training Program Schedule

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.

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