Gate (The Donaldson Trust)

Who is this for?

  • Neurodivergent people aged 16 and over.

Who provides this?

  • The Donaldson Trust


Gate is a skills development and training service for neurodivergent adults aged 16+.

Trainees at Gate will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and improve their wellbeing and confidence through a wide range of activities, including vocational and accredited courses, all of which are run by skilled tutors and tradespeople.

Gate operates 48 weeks of the year. Trainees at the Gate can choose to attend for between half a day and 5 days a week, depending on their availability and chosen workshops.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Funded by Self Directed Support.

Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday 9.30 am – 4.00 pm
Tuesday9.30 am – 4.00 pm
Wednesday9.30 am – 4.00 pm
Thursday9.30 am – 4.00 pm
Friday9.30 am – 4.00 pm

Contact Details

The Donaldson Trust, Preston Road, Livingston, EH49 6HZ

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Types of support on offer:

Support in person
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Learning, employability, volunteering

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