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Transforming Trauma into Triumph Conference - April 29th

SAVE THE DATE - The Gatehouse Transforming Trauma into Triumph Conference 2016

Friday April 29th 2016

Key note speaker Jean Paul Bedard!

We are honoured to have key note speaker Jean Paul Bédard at this year’s Transforming Trauma into Triumph conference. Please join us to hear his remarkable story of courage, resilience and overcoming trauma through running.

Partners Workshop

Next Partners Group session will be Saturday January 23, 2016, from 9:30am-3:30pm, Location: Humber College, Lake Shore Campus, Building H, Room: 105.  Registration is required. Please register via email message to Paula Cordeiro at pcordeiro@thegatehouse.orgPartners Program

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

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:


Transformative Social Change Symposium

On November 21st, 2015, 171 people attended the innagural ymposium for Transformative Social Change.

Transforming Trauma into Triumph Conference 2015 Summary

Thank you to all conference attendees and sponsors for being such a powerful part of the 5th annual Transforming Trauma into Triumph conference.  Over 180 people attended the event, adding their voice to raise awareness about the impact of childhood sexual abuse trauma.

The Turn with James Buffin

Check out and share the first episode of "The Turn" by James Buffin, a series of short videos to be released weekly featuring interviews with empowered survivors of child sex abuse.



EPISODE 10 - RUMINATION https://vimeo.com/128026582

EPISODE 9 - SUFFERING AND GROWTH - https://vimeo.com/127738510

Toronto Police Services Board Donation to The Gatehouse

April 20, 2015 10am – Transforming Trauma to Triumph - The Toronto Police Services Board Brings Relief to Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse at The Gatehouse

Thank you to the Ontario Trillium Foundation

The Gatehouse would like to thank the Ontario Trillium Foundation for generously supporting our Adult Partners Support Group Program, 2014-2016.  For more information about how the Ontario Trillium Foundation visit http://otf.ca/


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