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Graduate Resources

You've completed your training program - now what? The Gateway-In Project© provides additional incentives, tools, and resources to start your career. Our commitment to your success doesn't end at graduation. We offer ongoing support to help you transition seamlessly into the workforce, ensuring you have the best opportunities available. From personalized job search assistance to resume refinement, we're here to guide you every step of the way.

CNA License Status?
How do I follow up on the status of my CNA license after I take the exam?

The Gateway-In Project© recommends checking with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for license status:

To check the status of your CNA license, visit Please wait 30 days before contacting The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for an update.

If you need to contact CDPH, find their general contact information at

You can also call them directly at 1-916-327-2445. The phone line will prompt you to input your social security number and the automatic system will inform you if you are certified or not. This is the phone number that employers will call to check as well.

Please note we do not have access to the status of your CNA license, excluding the public resources above. It is up to you to follow up for this information. Please reach out to your Coordinator if you need assistance with navigating this process.

Graduate Checklist

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Expense Reimbursement

Act now to request reimbursement for training expenses! You have a 30-day window after graduation to submit your request.



Need help preparing for your certification exam? The Gateway-In Project© has test prep resources and tools available at no cost to graduates.


Job Placement

Ready to start your career? Explore the array of tools and resources, including staff who can assist in scheduling job interviews with employer partners.



The Gateway-In Project© has partnered with Embodied Labs to provide free continuing education with cash incentive bonuses!



You could be eligible for bonus incentives based on employment! Receive $500 at one, six and twelve months when reporting consecutive employment.


Your Story

We want to celebrate your success! Share your journey and send us a graduation photo with the option of being featured in our monthly newsletter.