Families/Caregivers Resources

How to Apply for After GatewayIf you are interested in having a loved one attend After Gateway, you are encouraged to visit the program prior to applying.

Tours are available between the hours of 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Please call 379-7670 to set an appointment.

At the time of the tour, you will be given

  1. a program brochure
  2. an application
  3. reference forms and
  4. specific program information, including a program calendar.

Please note: After Gateway has only limited space for new applicants. You are encouraged to fill out and submit an application as soon as possible, even if your loved one may not be attending After Gateway right away.


After Gateway is enrolled in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) / Nutrition Services Branch Division of Public Health NCDHHS. The CACFP is a supplemental food program. This program provides funds to provide healthier meals. It is not meant to cover all food service expenses.

“The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call
(866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer."