Working together to protect, enrich, and give hope

Gateway-Longview Welcomes Mike Ervin as Incoming Board Chair

Michael Ervin, CPA Begins Three-Year Term as Chair of Gateway-Longview’s Board of Directors Ervin sets sights on maximizing efficiency while keeping mission and program results at the heart of the 125-year-old child and family services agency J. Michael Ervin, CPA, Director at Freed Maxick CPAs, P.C., recently began a three-year term as Chair of the

Read More…

In The Know: News & Progress from May 2015

In The Know, our monthly email newsletter, captures highlights from the month of May, including: Kinship Caregiver Program Awarded Grant from NY State, Routine Audit Shows Therapeutic Preschool is Shining Bright, and Buffalo Bills Courage House is one-of-a-kind for WNY… Click here to read In The Know: May 2015.

The Spring Family Album is out!

If you didn’t get one in your mailbox, please click here to join our mailing list. In the Spring 2015 edition, you will find: –  Reflection from CEO Carolyne DeFranco on 125 years of service to children & families –  From Home Finder to Foster Parent – Living the Mission every day –  Life After Foster Care – a Spotlight

Read More…

Community Support Improves IT Infrastructure

Thanks to generous grants from the John R. Oishei Foundation and The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation, Gateway-Longview is elated to be closing out the final phases of our 2013 Technology Initiative, completing the installation of seven new virtualized Microsoft 2012 servers, a critically important upgrade from the 2003 technology that had more than

Read More…

Youth Create Ornaments for White House

We are thrilled to announce that a group of our residential youth had the privilege of representing Gateway-Longview and Western New York on a national level this past Christmas. Youth in the CAB program (Changing Attitude and Behaviors) were one of two organizations given the opportunity to create ornaments for a Christmas tree outside the White

Read More…

Holiday Happenings

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! All over the agency, our children and families are celebrating the joy of the Christmas season. Here are some of the highlights: Over 1,500 presents were collected and delivered to our needy children and families through our Adopt-an-Angel campaign. Thanks to the 70+ businesses, churches, community groups,

Read More…

Center for Youth Development Unveils Sculpture Inspired by Youth

On Tuesday, October 21, Griffis Sculpture Park and Gateway-Longview unveiled a beautiful, 8.5 foot sculpture inspired by youth at Gateway-Longview’s Center for Youth Development at 296 Monroe Street in Buffalo. For the past year, youth from Gateway’s Center for Youth Development have been working on the sculpture project, which was a collaboration with Griffis Sculpture

Read More…

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

Read More…