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Free CNA Training in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Free CNA training programs are designed to meet a growing need for direct care workers in long-term care facilities here in Oklahoma. Free, quality training is provided to prospective nurse aides.

The nurse aide course content covers all training requirements dictated by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.  To be certified, the student must pass the State Certification Exam upon successful completion of all course work.

Certified Nursing Assistants are in huge demand and there is a major shortage in the Oklahoma area.  All long-term care companies such as nursing homes, hospitals, medical staffing companies and some clinics are always hiring for CNA’s.

Nursing Homes and Hospitals that offer Free Nurse Aide Training in Oklahoma

Bartlesville Health & Rehab Community
Bartlesville, OK 74006 (918) 333-9545

Cedarcrest Care Center
Broken Arrow, OK 74012 (918) 251-3200

Glenhaven Retirement Village
Chickasha, OK 73023 (405) 224-0909

Forrest Manor Nursing Center
Dewey, OK 74029 (918) 534-3355

Drumright Nursing Home, LLC.
Drumright, OK 74030 (918) 352-3249

Four Seasons Rehabilitation & Care
Durant, OK 74701 (580) 924-5300

Bell Avenue Nursing Center
Elk City, OK 73644 (580) 225-3335

Golden Oaks Village
Enid, OK 73703 (580) 249-2600

Geary Community Nursing Home
Geary, OK 73040 (405) 884-5440

Fountain view Manor
Henryetta, OK 74437 (918) 652-7021

Lake Country Nursing Center
Marietta, OK 73448 (580) 276-3318

Walnut Grove Living Center
McAlester, OK 74502 (918) 423-7373

Deaconess Hospital
Oklahoma City, OK 73112 (405) 604-6000

George Nigh Rehabilitation Center
Okmulgee, OK 74447 (918) 756-9211 

Stilwell Nursing Home
Stilwell, OK 74960 (918) 696-7715

Inverness Village
Tulsa, OK 74132 (918) 388-4235

Ambassador Manor Center
Tulsa, OK 74136 (918) 743-8978

Wilson Nursing Center
Wilson, OK 73463 (580) 668-2337

Institutions that Provide Financial Assistance for Free CNA Training in Oklahoma

The Certified Nurse Aide training program is a joint effort among the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA), Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, Oklahoma Department of Health, Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality, and several long term care facilities.
The program is designed to meet a growing need for direct care in OHCA contracted long-term care facilities here in Oklahoma. Free, quality training is provided to prospective nurse aides. In return for the free training, the newly certified aide agrees to work 12 months of a 24 month certification period at a Soonercare contracted facility
For more information contact LaQueda Viewins at (405) 522-7538 or Micqueal Ware at (405) 522-7909

Oklahoma State University
900 N Portland Ave
WEC 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73107

Offers a program that is paid for by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority. To enroll in this program, you must agree to work in a long-term care facility that is funded, at least partially, by Medicaid funds for at least 12 months during the two years after your graduation. They’ll only pay for you to take each test once, so if you fail you will have the pay for additional attempts. 

Tulsa Community College
910 South Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74119,
ph: 918-595-7321

They participate with the same funding as OSU. They also require a 12 month employment commitment at a Medicaid approved long term care facility within two years of graduation, and failure to do so will mean that you will have to pay back the cost of the class, including books, testing and materials. They have four different campuses in the Tulsa area and to find the one closest to you, their web site is here:

Eastern Oklahoma County Technology
Choctaw, OK 73020 405-390-9591

The Department of Human
2400 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK,
ph: (405) 521-3646:

Services has some funding available to help eligible people get the training they need to get a new job. They have some funding available for child-care, so be sure to ask about that. You may have to be income eligible to apply for this type of help and to find out how to start the application process.

Job Corps Free CNA Training In Oklahoma

Guthrie Job Corps Center
Address: 3106 West University,
Guthrie, OK 73044
(405) 282-9930

Talking Leaves Job Corps Center
PO Box 1066, 5700 Bald Hill Road
Tahlequah, OK 74465
(918) 456-9959