Who We Serve

After Gateway serves individuals 18 years of age and older who have a primary diagnosis of a developmental disability. We accept individuals who are ambulatory, semi-ambulatory (uses a walker, cane, etc.), or non-ambulatory; who may or may not require personal care services and/or assistance with activities of daily living (such as toileting, feeding, etc.); and who may or may not have conditions requiring medical treatments, observation and monitoring, or medication management. Applicants typically are reviewed on a case-by-case basis, however.After Gateway will only accept applicants who are able to pay for the services rendered, either through a federal program, state program, or private pay.  Individuals are required to attend a minimum of six hours per day, two days a week. If an individual presents a danger to other participants and is unable to be redirected, he or she will not be admitted to the program, or be allowed to continue attending the program. 


Prospective applicants 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. Individuals who wish to tour the program are encouraged to call and set an appointment. At the time of the tour, interested parties will be given a program brochure, an application, reference forms, and specific program information.

A completed application, signed by the responsible party, and at least one completed reference form must be submitted, along with a non-refundable $25 application fee.  Click here to download a Program Application in Adobe Acrobat format of the After Gateway application.   Due to HIPAA and other privacy laws, the application may not be submitted online. 

Transition Policy

 In order to facilitate the transitioning process for incoming participants coming from the public school system, the following policy applies:

  • Individuals who have pending applications at After Gateway are encouraged to attend After Gateway's program during the summer prior to their graduation from public school. During this time, the 12-hours per week minimum attendance requirement may be waived.

  • Following the individual's return to school, he or she will be encouraged to continue attending After Gateway at least one day per week until graduation.


After Gateway accepts applicants who can pay for services either through a federal program, state program, or private pay. 

After Gateway may be able to assist individuals in obtaining funding to attend its program.  Please contact us at 336-379-7670 for more information.  

*Individuals are required to attend a minimum of six hours per day, two days a week. 


After Gateway does NOT provide transportation to and from the program.  After Gateway will pay for public transportation services for individuals who receive Innovations funding.  

Families should contact SCAT (Greensboro city limits) at 336-373-2634 or Guilford County Transportation at 336-641-4848 to determine eligibility.

After Gateway does provide transportation for its participants to go on outings and other activities.