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WIA Approved Programs for free CNA Training in California

Contra costa college  510-235-7800
Downey adult school  562-940-6236
Allan hancock college 805-922-6966
American river college 916-484-8011
Butte college 530-895-2511
College of the sequoias 559-730-3808

The California Long Term Care Education Center
A non profit organization in California that retrains the workforce to improve employment prospects. One of the training options is CNA training. To get more details and get in the waiting list visit Free CNA classes in California

Long Beach Job Corps Center
1903 Santa Fe Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90810-4050
Phone: (562) 983-1777

Sacramento Job Corps
310 Meadow view Road
Ph: (916)429-0627

If you are a resident of Sacramento and are between the ages of 16 to 21 you should consider enrolling in Job Corps. They also have training classes available other than CNA training classes such as, EMT, MA and PT.

Sacramento County ROP
10541 Norden Ave. Mather, CA,
ph: (916) 228-2721
(http://www.sacrop.org/classes/classDescription.cfm?classID=178)

This organization offers free CNA training classes to anyone who is over the age of 16. Their program lasts for 360 hours and the only thing that you will be required to pay for is the book. Also, they are a state accredited CNA training class. So, once you have completed the class successfully you will be able to take the state exam. However, by going this way instead of a hospital and nursing home you will not have a guaranteed job waiting for you.

R.O.P health Careers
Tuition free training is available depending on you meeting certain requirements. Call 822-5120 for more info. You will need to go to their centers to get assessed. Depending on how well you do in the assessment you will get called for orientation. Their classes are free but you still need to pay for uniform, state exam and books.

In-Home Supportive Services Consortium
If you have home care experience, or just a sincere desire to help others, they will train you in the skills you need to provide competent, compassionate care to people in need. Contact them at http://www.ihssco.org/jobs_hcp.html

Free CNA Training in California Nursing Homes

Golden Living Center throughout California offer Free CNA training
GL - Training Center
650 W. Alluvial
Fresno, CA 93711
(559) 430-3907
connie.redding@goldenliving.com
margarita.macias@goldenliving.com

GL - Training Center
3601 San Dimas
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 324-7756
leaha.elliott@goldenliving.com

Avalon Training Centers Throughout California offer Free CNA training

Avalon Training Center – Chowchilla
1010 Ventura Boulevard,
Chowchilla, CA 93610
(559) 665-4459
nflores@avalonhci.com

Avalon Training Center – Merced
3170 ‘M’ Street
Merced, CA 95340
(209) 384-8839
kmattos@avalonhci.com

Avalon Training Center – Modesto
1900 Coffee Road,
Modesto, CA 95355
(209) 548-0318


Applewood Care Center
1090 Rio Lane 95822,
ph: (916) 446-2506

This care center is one of the places that will occasionally offer free CNA training to aspiring CNA’s. However, you must first qualify and pre register.

This is a convalescent home which provides on the job training to enable you to become a CNA.

Get paid as you learn to be a C.N.A.! 
Please contact the facility directly for a class schedule.
The following facilities offer CNA classes multiple times a year:

Arroyo Grande Care Center  (805) 489-8137
Mission View Health Center  (805) 543-0210
Bayside Care Center     (805) 772-2237
Vineyard Hills Health Center   (805) 434-3035 
Danish Care Center   (805) 466-9254
Free CNA training in California can be the key to building a rewarding career. Use the links below to learn more, and take advantage of the many financial aid programs available to you.

Nurse Aide training in California offers a more comprehensive approach in training future Certified Nurse Aides. The free training will provides the necessary skills for employment in the field.

A lot of facilities, especially long-term care facilities, in California are offering tuition reimbursement for those choosing to become Nursing Assistant.  You will need to contact the long term care facilities in your area to what is offered.

Some community agencies may offer assistance with the costs of completing a CNA training program  in California. Some employers may either pay for your training or reimburse you upon successful completion.

The free CNA training in California will not only ensure that each graduate provides excellent patient care but will also prepare students to challenge both the knowledge portion and the clinical skills portion of the Certified Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation.

GL - Training Center
140 East Tulare
Shafter, CA 93263
(661) 324-7756
leaha.elliott@goldenliving.com

GL - Training Center
4545 Georgetown Place,
Ste. C14
Stockton, CA 95207
(209) 478-4704
maria.behm@goldenliving.com
Avalon Training Center
709 ‘N’ Street,
Newman, CA 95360
(209) 862-1798
kmattos@avalonhci.com

Avalon Training Center
900 Mountain Ranch Road,
San Andreas, CA 95349
(209) 754-3823
Delane.tisher@avalonhci.com

Avalon Training Center
19929 Greenley Road,
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 532-4115
flaster@avalonhci.com

Free CNA Training in California