Gateway is a safe place for women and children experience domestic violence. It is a private, non-profit facility. There is no cost for shelter or any service Gateway offers. Victims of abuse do not have to be sheltered to be eligible for services. The shelter is operated by paid staff 24 hours a day. The current facility offers a community-style living arrangement for its guests. During a woman's stay at the shelter, Gateway House supplies food, medicine, clothing, and personal items for her and her children, as well as comprehensive support services.