Important Update 3/25/20

Hello Families,

Gateway has been working very hard to maintain a safe and healthy environment for our children, families, and staff. We have not had any positive cases of COVID-19 at Gateway. We do have staff members out of the building due to other illnesses and reasons, which is making it harder each day to maintain ongoing operations.

Gateway will be closed March 30th through April 10th. At that time, we will evaluate our staffing situation as well as the directives from the CDC, Madison County Health Department, and the Governor to determine if we are able to reopen on Monday, April 13th.

We want to be proactive in letting you know that Gateway will be closed for the next two weeks so that you can find alternative childcare if needed. We apologize for any hardships that this may be causing our families during this time.

Our CCDF and On My Way Pre-K families have received an additional 40 personal days from the state to help children that have been absent and programs that have had to close during the COVID-19 pandemic. If the family is unable to complete swipes on the machine, Gateway must wait 13 days before we are able to enter the information in late attendance. CCDF and OMW Pre-K families, we would greatly appreciate it if you could please call the number on the back of your card to approve late attendance on a weekly basis. For our CCDF families that have a copay, we have checked with the state and they are not able to waive the copay or increase your voucher to cover the copay. Gateway is trying to find ways that we can help reduce or waive the copay while we are closed. Please be patient with us as we work on this.

The state has made some temporary funding available for programs that have had to close or are experiencing high absenteeism. Applications for funding cover a two-week period and we will need to submit a new funding request every two weeks. The funding can only be applied and used for private pay families. Gateway has already started the process of applying for the temporary funding to cover fees for children that have been absent. We will continue to apply for funding if we are closed, have children that are absent, and funding is still available. Once the funding is approved and received, Gateway will apply the funding payments to your child’s account. This is a new situation for Gateway, our families and the state of Indiana. Gateway is working to adjust invoices for our private pay families for the weeks of March 9th and March 16th to reflect temporary funding that has been requested for children that were absent during those weeks.

Families can email our Executive Director, Ms. Sara, at or Ms. Michelle, our Director of Early Childhood Programs, at Please visit our Gateway Association, Inc Facebook page and our website at for future updates and information.

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Monkey Classroom

Children 1 to 2 1/2 years old.

Tiger Classroom

Children 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years old.

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Cubby Bear Classroom

Children 3 to 5 years old.

Dinosaur Classroom

Children 6 to 12 years old.

Mammoth Classroom

Children 6 to 12 years old.

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QUALITY Provider
CCDF Child Care
Vouchers are Accepted
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Daycare in Anderson
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On My Pre-K

Meet Our Team

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Happy Children, Happy Parents

What Our Children, Parents & Care Givers Say About Gateway

“I love that she is cared for by a licensed, Level 4 Paths to Quality Provider.”

Holly L.

“My kid has higher behaviors and Gateway will work with you as long as you are willing to work with them.  Amazing care and amazing relationships are formed.”

Felicia M.

“Gateway is amazing.  They treat both my girls with love and care.  I am so grateful to have a safe and trustworthy daycare, so I can work for my family.  I even have a daughter with verbal Apraxia and does not speak.  Her two teachers nurture this and have the patience that I sometimes lack.  I think of Gateway as a support system.”

Sharon H.

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Linda O’Neal

Early Learning Indiana

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St. Luke Catholic Church

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& Supporters

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Us and With Our Teachers

Youth Leadership Academy of Madison County

Madison County Community Foundation

Don Deena Johnson

Jenni Skinner

Anderson Sertoma Club