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Join us for the opening of the Labyrinth! June 25

The Gatehouse is building a Labyrinth.

Join us for The opening on Saturday June 25, 2016 at 2pm at
The Gatehouse 3101 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON, M8V 3W8.
RSVP to attend at: http://goo.gl/forms/9xRe59MVs6

Transformative Social Change Symposium

Thank you to everyone who attended the Transformative Social Change Symposium on Monday May 30th! Over 50 people joined us to listen to different perspectives on social change, community based organizations and projects happening in the community affecting change.

This event was supported by the Department of Justice Canada Victims and Survivors of Crime Week Funding

Dee Dee & the Dirty Martinis Fundraiser

On behalf of The Gatehouse, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude to Mike Glatt for organizing the fundraiser for The Gatehouse! Special thanks to Dee Dee and the Dirty Martinis.

Thank you to everyone who attended the event.





    Oviyam Art Show

    Thank you to Aphiraa Gowry for hosting a wonderful art show on April 15th. An audio visual experience immersed in the themes of trauma, heartbreak, love, and growth, visual artist Aphiraa Gowry’s work has been heavily inspired by a near death experience, due to which the art has served as a vessel for rebirth. Her painting and photography have had a significant role in her healing and rehabilitation process. In addition, they have further allowed for a greater understanding of self, pain, grief, and the perilous journey towards recovery.

    Games Night Fundraiser

    Thank you to the Special Event Planning students at George Brown College for organizing the Games Night event in support of The Gatehouse! They raised $1000 for The Gatehouse and donated the board games from the event to us too!

    Special thanks to the following George Brown College students:

    Alyssa Malone

    Stephanie Cheng 

    Chelsea Cameron 

    Isabella Grubbe

    Jenna Rapelje 

    Liaba Tariq

    Kate Somerville 

    Alessia Socii

    Ziyu Zhao

    Shubham Sahni 

    Avital Assulin 

    Yolanda Sun 

    Transforming Trauma into Triumph Conference - April 29th

    The Gatehouse Transforming Trauma into Triumph Conference 2016

    Friday April 29th 2016

    Key note speaker Jean Paul Bedard!

    We were honoured to have key note speaker Jean Paul Bédard at this year’s Transforming Trauma into Triumph conference. Jean Paul's story of courage, resilience and overcoming trauma through running is truly inspirational!

    Partners Workshop

    Next Partners Group session will be offered August 6th. Registration is required. Please register via email to Paula at pcordeiro@thegatehouse.org . Please include your name, your partners name, phone numbers and email addresses.

    Partners Program

    A one day workshop exploring...“ Being the partner of a person who has been traumatized by childhood sexual abuse.”

    The following information is needed for registration purposes:

    ASIST Suicide Intervention Training


    ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

    Secrets in Big Sky Country: A Memoir Paperback – by Mandy Smith

    Mandy Smith was born and raised in Montana, aka "Big Sky Country." It took five decades for her to find the courage to step out from that closet of shame and reveal what had been hiding in plain sight--familial sex abuse and its ensuing aftermath. She resides in Portland, Oregon and is an advocate for child abuse prevention and adult survivors of childhood sex abuse. "Secrets in Big Sky Country" is her first book.


    Healing Journeys Conference

    Thank you to everyone who attended the Healing Journeys conference Thursday, October 22 to Saturday, October 24, 2015 in patnership with Abuse Hurts (formerly Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness), Lynne MacDonell & Associates, Canadian Centre for Men and Families, and The Gatehouse.

    Below are links to videos about the conference and various speakers. 

    Thank you to Shawn Sutherland who put together this terrific production:



    Adult Support Program

    At The Gatehouse we believe strongly in the need for community support in the aftermath of child abuse, our group self support structure is designed to facilitate social-reconnection, education and self support. The Gatehouse Adult Support offers a 15 week curriculum-based psycho-educational program for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. For further information or to book an Intake appointment contact us at 416-255-5900. Read more about the Adult Support Program

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    Child Investigation Support

    The Gatehouse is a child friendly location that is available for Investigating Police Officers and Children’s Aid Workers to interview children, youth and families during child abuse investigations. The Gatehouse is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week for investigations. To access the online booking system Police Officers and Children’s Aid Workers must register as investigators. Click here to complete the registration form. Read more about the Investigation Program