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Gateway Community Outreach

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  • Serving 57,965 clients – 16,000 heads of household clients with 29,627 additional adults, 12,338 children within their household
  • 7 Satellite locations in churches around Broward County and one in Palm Beach County
  • Over 350 volunteers
  • Reach and impact of their onsite treatment program
  • Connected to over 80 programs throughout the county

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Many families are one paycheck away from experiencing homelessness. It only takes the loss of a job, an injury, prolonged illness, unexpected expenses or a fire, to create an economic downturn for a family barely “getting by.” Most families experiencing these circumstances, within a few months, will go through hunger, experience an eviction or foreclosure and are at risk of being homeless.

Gateway Community Outreach steps in to provide the assistance needed, to prevent homelessness and restore self-sufficiency.


Researchers from the University of Oregon investigated the audience of real money slots online and casinos, remarkably, but in the course of the study, the scientists concluded that the stereotypes in society are incorrectly constructed. Project leader Sandy Chen believes that players can be divided into four groups:

1. The first group is players who play just for fun, they don’t aim to “make a mess”, they just enjoy the game. According to their data, they are wealthy people with considerable wealth who are looking for new adventures and sensations.

2. The second group are players who avoid jackpots and slot machines with high payouts. According to scientists, they behave this way because they enjoy playing with the fact of winning, regardless of the amount. Slots with jackpots and big payouts give winning combinations less often.

The third group is the players who enjoy both the game and the winnings. As observations have shown, they choose completely different slots with different winnings and stories. Scientists believe that these players are willing to prefer new slots even good winnings, it is important for them to feel the game and enjoy it.
4. The fourth group is the players who want to just distract themselves. According to some reports, these people are those who are subject to stress and negative emotions throughout the working day, and playing slot machines, they thus relieve the nervous tension accumulated during the day. Most often, players in this group do not like to play alone, they prefer to play with friends and acquaintances.

As we can see, a very common view that the slot machines are played by people with income below average in order to get easy money, not confirmed. Also a very unexpected discovery was that the slots are chosen mainly by women (up to 60% of the audience) aged 55-60 years, who earn more than 55,000 dollars.
Casino – the best online casino today, experts came to this conclusion after conducting a survey of casino players on the Internet. Players note not only the abundance of new and favorite slots, as well as high quality graphics, a high percentage of winnings and a large number of additional bonuses and incentives from casinos. Join the gamblers, play and win!


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To safeguard and protect our most vulnerable community members from homelessness, by providing intensive case management, food, housing assistance and referrals to those in need of emergency aid.


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Case Management

Case Management

We conduct Intake, Assessment of Need and provide clients with Case Management to help provide them with the resources and or referrals to help them become self-sufficient.



One of the most critical components of our services is the provision of food, weekly to those who are hungry.

Rent/Mortgage Assistance

Rent/Mortgage Assistance

We offer rental and mortgage assistance to those experiencing an economical crisis in Broward County.

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Our goal is to prevent homelessness and help clients reach self-sufficiency.

Water Bill Assistance

Water Bill Assistance

If your water has been disconnected or you are a month behind in Broward County we can help.



Should also know...

Gateway Community Outreach has been providing services in Broward County for over twenty-four years. We have helped over 760,000 individuals.
GCO provides solutions to prevent homelessness, especially to those families with children who are trying to recover from an economic downturn, a job loss, an unexpected emergency, or illness and loss in the family.
Our success utilizes a case management system, consisting of a 90-day plan to connect clients with services and referrals (e.g.) food, baby needs, gift cards for clothing, rent/mortgage and water bill assistance.
In addition to food distribution and direct services, GCO collaborates with 80 other agencies that provide a full spectrum of community services to meet additional and long-term needs.
Other partners are local churches in Broward County and one in Palm Beach County which donate space. All of our sites are located in low-income neighborhoods to allow clients easy access to our services.




Our Events

The Gateway Gala - A Festival of Giving

April 24th, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

You’re invited to celebrate Gateway Community Outreach’s 24 years in helping individuals and local families in crisis with food and financial assistance in our local South Florida Community.

  • Wine Tasting, Craft Beers & Exotic Spirits
  • Great Cuisine from Top Local Restaurants
  • Silent Auction & Raffles
  • Music, Dancing & Entertainment
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