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Free CNA Training in Rhode Island

The Free CNA training in Rhode Island prepares students to pass the state’s exam.  Students receive classroom and hands-on instruction by a Registered Nurse.

The Certified nursing assistant course topics covered include basic nursing skills, resident's rights, vital signs, social services, basic rehabilitative services, personal care skills, and safety and emergency procedures.

All individuals wishing to be employed as a nursing assistant or home health aide in Rhode Island must complete an approved nursing assistant training course.

The Demand for Certified Nursing Assistants in Rhode Island is Enormous!  The paraprofessional members of the health care team provide personal and related health care assistance to individuals who are sick, disabled, dependent or residents of health care facilities.

Nursing Homes and Hospitals in Rhode Island that offer Free CNA Classes
Silver Creek Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Bristol, RI 02809 (401) 253-3000

Cedar Home Health
Cranston, RI 029125 (401) 944-8500

Mount St. Rita Health Centre
Cumberland, RI 02864 (401) 333-6352

Evergreen House Health Center
East Providence, RI 02914 (401) 438-3250

Chestnut Terrace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
East Providence, RI 02915 (401) 438-4275 

Briarcliffe Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation
Johnston, RI 02919 (401) 944-2450

Cherry Hill Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Johnston, RI 02919 (401) 231-3102

Holiday Retirement Home
Manville, RI 02838 (401) 765-1440

Forest Farm Health Care Center
Middletown, RI 02842 (401) 847-2777

Heatherwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Newport, RI 02840 (401) 849-6600

Roberts Health Centre
North Kingston, RI 02852 (401) 294-3587

Scalabrini Villa Health Care Center
North Kingstown, RI 02852 (401) 884-1802

Golden Crest Nursing Centre
North Providence, RI 02904 (401) 353-1710

Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Pascoag, RI 02859 (401) 568-2549

Oak Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center
Pawtucket, RI 02860 (401) 725-8888

Scallop Shell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Peace Dale, RI 02879 (401) 789-3006

Crestwood Nursing Home
Warren, RI 02885 (401) 245-1574

Grace Barker
Warren, RI 02885 (401) 245-9100

Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, RI 02886-1807 (401) 825-1000

Avalon Nursing Home
Warwick, RI 02889 (401) 738-1200

Shady Acres Nursing Home
West Kingston RI 02892 (401) 295-8520

Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre
Woonsocket, RI 02895 (401) 765-2100

Ballou Home
Woonsocket, RI 02895 (401) 769-0437

Saint Antoine Residence
In order to qualify for the FREE program, you must attend an informational session and go through an extensive pre-assessment and interview process.

Informational Sessions are offered every Wednesday from 3-4pm at Family Resources Community Action 55 Main street, Woonsocket
No appointment necessary

CNA classes offered in February, May and September
Call Rosa Brito, Assessment Coordinator, at 401.235.6068 for further information.

St. Elizabeth Community
One St. Elizabeth Way East,
Greenwich, RI (401) 6060
(401) 471-6060

Alpine Nursing Home
557 Weaver Hill Road,
Coventry, Rhode Island 02886
(401)  734-3150

Scallop Shell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Inc.
981 Kingstown Road,
Peace Dale, Rhode Island 02879
(401) 789-3006

South County Hospital
100 Kenyon Avenue Wakefield,
Rhode Island 02879

The VNS program that is offered at the South County Hospital offers free certified nursing aid training to students. The best part about going through this program is they do not require you to work at a particular facility instead they allow you work wherever you like they just suggest that you work at the South County Hospital since you would be guaranteed a job there

Workforce Investment Act Approved CNA training in Rhode Island

Crossroads Rhode Island
Crossroads Rhode Island offers training programs for those individuals who have been approved by Workforce offices, Department of Health and by their own evaluation.Contact Details:-
Crossroads Rhode Island
Free CNA training in Providence Rhode Island
160 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02903
(401) 521-2255

The Adult Skills Training Program
Rhode Island has a state funded grant similar to the workforce investment act that tries to retrain people who have become redundant or who lack the necessary skills to get an in demand job. To be eligible you must be from a low income household and be willing to get trained in a new career. For more info call: 333-7283

Chariho Adult Education VTA
459 Switch Road,
Wood River Junction, Rhode Island 02894
Telephone number: (401) 364-3260

Job Corps Free CNA Training in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Job Corps
The Job corps in Exeter offers free career health training to qualifying individuals. Their programs last from 8 months to 2 years and you are required to stay at the center while learning. To find out more information on enrollment and their career programs you can call them on (800) 733-JOBS

Exeter Job Corps Academy
162 Main Street, Exeter,
Rhode Island  02822
(401) 268-6000