Gatepath | Serving Children & Adults with Special Needs and Disabilities

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Gatepath has been “Turning Disabilities Into Possibilities” for more than 95 years.

Gold Medal Service Provider We have one of the most comprehensive service portfolios spanning all ages from early intervention for infants to community access and job training for adults and seniors. All programs are designed to prepare children and adults to actively participate in their schools, community, workplaces and at home. Learn more

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Nov 17 By Brylyn Felty, Development Associate Art allows for freedom of expression and creativity and can help relieve stress. Some of the adults in Gatepath programs are not able to communicate easily using words, but their artwork speaks volumes. Gatepath is excited to announce a new art t ... Read More
Oct 27 By AZ Chapman I am a 25-year-old who was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, and I have a disability. I blog about my life and growing up with cerebral palsy at Gatepath, a local nonprofit that provides support services to individuals with developmental disabilities, ... Read More
Sep 30 By Bryan Neider, Gatepath CEO In November it will be one year since I joined Gatepath.  From my first day on the job, this has been an amazing and rewarding journey, far beyond my wildest expectations.  It is a joy to be able to work with so many dedicated, passionate and caring professionals in ... Read More
Sep 9 By Stacey Phipps, Business Development Manager, Gatepath Our employment services programs at Gatepath prepare adults with special needs and developmental disabilities for jobs in the community. As Gatepath’s Business Development Manager, I help adults in our program find job opportunities where ... Read More
Aug 11 By Patty Holm, Employment Services Manager, Gatepath We see and hear about many wonderful stories at Gatepath every day. Consider the case of one my favorite trainees John, who came to Gatepath for job training and placement. John landed a job at Safeway as a courtesy clerk with the dream of ... Read More


Designed to nurture and support children with physical and developmental special needs, and create a network of support for parents.
Our programs for youth and teens focus on promoting communication, increasing personal involvement, and developing social skills.
Committed to expanding opportunities for adults with special needs to reach their greatest potential and become successful and productive members of the community.
Support sessions to help parents learn hands-on strategies to help their child learn and grow and to take care of their own well-being.

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