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15 Apr

Spencer’s Story

1 in 3 girls and 1 in 5 boys will be sexually abused before the age of 18. This is Spencer’s Story The Gatehouse is a safe place where survivors can share their story, find support and community. Through peer support, survivors experience safety for self and others in a group process for storytelling to occur and learn effective coping and grounding techniques to address stress, anxiety, nightmares, depression and isolation that occur because of childhood...

25 May

Happy 20th Anniversary to The Gatehouse!

Happy 20th #Anniversary to The Gatehouse.  On Saturday, June 23, we hosted a BBQ to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of The Gatehouse! 55 people joined in on the festivities, enjoying some wonderful BBQ and cake!  Powerful stories of how community collaboration, support, and effort brought to light the vision of Arthur Lockhart, Gatehouse founder. Members of the community shared their voice on how The Gatehouse impacted them and volunteers from...

18 Oct

2018  Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade

Saturday, December 1, 2018 – 2018  Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade Thank you to the wonderful Denise, Sherry, parents, and children of 20th Street School for helping to bring Holiday Spirit to the Lakeshore Santa Claus Parade as part of The Gatehouse Elf Troupe. Thank you to our staff and volunteers Stephanie Alves, Brad Hutchinson, Paula Cordeiro, Zada, Nicola Coles, Stewart Thompson, Kelsey, Leroux, Sarah Barcelos, Hayden Power, and Sofia Hatoutzidis. Over 25 volunteers walked, waved and shared holiday cheer!...

19 Oct

On Sun. Oct. 21 Support our #STWM Gatehouse Team!

Thank you to everyone who joined, cheered, donated and supported The Gatehouse team at the October 21st Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon! Donate online to our STWM Gatehouse Team here! Thank you to Blair & Ian, my co-captains this year. Thank you to our staff and volunteers, Stephanie, Paula, Zada, Paul, Cristina, Kelsey, Jeremiah, Nadia, Adam, Amy, Arthur, and all our team members and supporters.  Special thank you also to Jean-Paul Bedard and all the...

25 Jul

3rd Annual Healing the Voice Within Fundraiser – Oct. 4, 2018

Healing the Voice Within Fundraiser in Support of The Gatehouse  October 4th, 7pm-10pm at the Liberty Grand  The Oct. 4th Healing Voice Within event helped to raise just over $20,400 that will be directly used to support life-saving programs for survivors of childhood sexual abuse and much-needed awareness of the profoundly devastating impact this has on the lives of victims. Healing the Voice Within featured powerful art images generously donated by local artists and participants...