Partnering with Gateway
Gateway presents an opportunity to become better connected for the benefit of newcomers.
Interested in Becoming a Partner?
You become part of a connected team with a united purpose.
Gateway creates a united front and galvanizes partner agencies to work more closely together. You will belong to a community of peers that emphasize knowledge sharing and strive to solve challenges together.
You become connected to data that can create the ‘right' support for newcomers.
Access to anonymous and aggregated data, upholds confidentiality, while enabling you to make more informed decisions about your programs, services, activities, outreach and research. The Gateway model allows you to be more successful and effective with the resources you have.
You become part of the change.
For referral agencies, as the the number of newcomers accessing programs through Gateway increases, you receive more referrals matched to your specific programs and services. The community, client-centric approach and data-driven shift of Gateway proves effective especially through the COVID response.
We’re Better Together
By becoming part of Gateway, you can positively transform the newcomer experience. Together, we are bringing to life a model that will create greater cohesion and transparency within the immigrant-serving sector.
Who Can Join Gateway?
There are a variety of partnership opportunities that include many different kinds of groups interested in the newcomer journey, making Gateway the first of its kind in Canada.
Newcomer Service Providers
Partners that receive referrals to their programs/services profiled in the Gateway System.
Community Service Partners
Institutions and community organizations interacting with newcomers.
Research & Knowledge Partners
Academic, research and policy makers seeking knowledge development and newcomer service provider data sets.
Our Collaborative Goals
Partners of Gateway share six common goals. Each goal revolves around improving the experiences for immigrants in order to enable them to reach their goals faster.
Increase newcomer awareness of relevant services available to them
Ease the process for newcomers to find what they need quickly
Uncover and clear unintended obstacles that prevent newcomers from accessing services
Reassure newcomers that immigrant-serving agencies are a cohesive community
Build momentum, create multi-sector collaboration and partnership
Meet a standard of excellence in service for a broad spectrum of clients