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Free CNA Classes in Virginia

Free CNA training in Virginia is offered through different programs in the state if you qualify, such as the Displaced Homemakers Program, The Workforce Investment act (wia) and through the Job Corps.

Enrolling in a free CNA training in Virginia will provides you with the knowledge needed to work competently as a Nurse Aide in general, plus the added knowledge of geriatrics specifically, and will entitle you to work for any facility that employs certified nursing assistants.

The nurse aide training will provide the student with both basic knowledge and practical experience in medical terminology, skill procedures, and techniques that are required of a Certified Nurse's Aide. The training program meets the Virginia guideline for eligibility to take the State certification exam for nursing assistants.

Keep these things in mind if you decide to embark on a nursing assistant career path. While a large part of it is the knowledge and skill you have, you must also remember that it is an interactive job that will require you to get personal with your patients and coworkers.

Free CNA Training Options in Virginia
Tap Into Hope
145 Campbell Ave SW
Roanoke, VA 24011

Residents of Virginia who meet the qualifications can receive free CNA training classes through this organization. This is a state approved course and once you are finished they will even pay for your state exam also. They have classes five days a week five hours a day.

Nursing Homes and Hospitals that Offer Free CNA Training in Virginia

The Fountains at Washington House
Alexandria, VA 22311 (703) 291-0188

Amelia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Amelia, VA 23002 (804) 561-5611

Leewood Healthcare Center
Annandale, VA 22003 (703) 256-9770

Appomattox Health & Rehabilitation Center
Appomattox, VA 24522-8721 (434) 352-7420

Berry Hill Health & Rehab Center
Boston, VA 24592 (434) 572-8901

The Laurels of Charlottesville
Charlottesville, VA 22901 (434) 951-4200

Westmoreland Rehabilitation & Healthcare
Colonial Beach, VA 22443 (804) 224-2222

The Glebe
Daleville, VA 24083  (866) 909-9777

Piney Forest Health & Rehabilitation Center
Danville, VA 24540-4099 (434) 799-1565

Kissito Healthcare – The Brian Center Botetourt
Fincastle, VA 24090 (540) 473-2288

Carriage Hill Health and Rehab Center
Fredericksburg, VA 22407 (540) 785-1120

Bowling Green Health & Rehabilitation Center
Green, VA 22427-0967 (804) 633-4839

Gretna Health & Rehabilitation Center
Gretna, VA 24557-4157 (434) 656-1206

River View Health and Rehab Center
Hopewell, VA 23860 (804) 541-1445

Friendship Retirement Community
327 Hershberger Road
Roanoke, VA 24012

This facility will hire you and provide you with the CNA training that is needed if you qualify. Also, after you have completed training they will even pay for you to take the state exam. To see if they are currently accepting new applicants give them a call.

Riverside Regional Medical Center
500 J Clyde Morris Ave
Newport News, VA 23601
(757) 594-2000.

This hospital will pay for ones CNA training if they meet their qualification. However, after the student has become licensed they will want them to work at their facility for some time. Also, while they are taking the CNA classes the student will be able to do their clinical at the facility.

Bon Secours Maryview
3636 High St
Portsmouth, VA

This hospital will pay for a student’s CNA training. However, once the student completes the classes and passes their state exam they will be required to work at one of their facilities.

Mary Immaculate Hospital
2 Bernardine Dr
Newport News, VA 23602

This is a catholic hospital that will sponsor a student when it comes to CNA training. However, once the student has become a licensed CNA they will have to agree to work at their facility for around six months to a year. To see if they are currently accepting new applicants contact their facility

Sentara Careplex Hospital
3000 Coliseum Dr
Hampton, VA 23666

Sentara Careplex Hospital is one of the hospitals in the chain of Sentara healthcare facilities. They pay for students to become a CNA. However, once the student has finished training and passed their exam they will want them to work for one of their facilities for an extended amount of time.

Greensville Memorial Nursing Home
214 Weaver Ave
Emporia, VA 23847

This nursing home is one of the nursing homes that will pay for a student to receive CNA training. After training is complete and the student has become licensed they will suggest the student works for them since it is a guaranteed job. However, it is not mandatory.

Job Corps that offer Free CNA Training in Virgina

Blue Ridge Job Corps Centre
Marion, VA 24354 (276) 783-7221

Old Dominion Job Corps Centre
Monroe, VA 24574 (434) 929-4081
Blue Ridge Village
Martinsville, VA 24112 (276) 638-8701

Brandermill Woods
Midlothian, VA 23112 (804) 379-7100

Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital
Norfolk, VA 23502 (757) 461-5001

North West Roanoke, VA 24012
(540) 265-2100

Dogwood Village of Orange County
Orange, VA 22960-1096 (540) 672-2611

Radford Health & Rehab Center
Radford, VA 24141 (540) 633-6533

Beaufont Health & Rehabilitation Center
Richmond, VA 23225-4048 (804) 272-2918

Raleigh Court Health & Rehabilitation Center
Southwest Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 342-9525

Kindred Transitional Care
and Rehabilitation – Bay Pointe
Virginia Beach, VA 23454-2426 
(757) 481-3321

Oak Springs of Warrenton
Warrenton, VA 20186-2110 (540) 347-4770

Waverly Health & Rehabilitation Center
Waverly, VA 23890-0641 (804) 834-3975

Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury
Winchester, VA 22603 (540) 665- 0156