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Free Certified Nursing Assistant Training in Nebraska

The state of Nebraska has experienced a severe shortage of Certified Nursing Assistants.  Because of this, there are now several nursing homes in the state offering free CNA Training.  Some of the nursing homes may only offer classes just a few times a year and most require that you work for them a set period of time after receiving your certification. 

You can also receive free CNA training in Nebraska through Job Corps if you qualify.  Individuals must contact them directly to see if they meet the criteria for attending the free classes.

Following are some other prerequisites to training:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Can speak and understand English
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent (depends on the training provider)
  • No criminal convictions (especially acts or behavior that violates moral standards)
  • State identification and social security card
  • A physical exam
  • Negative TB test or chest x-ray
  • Immunization (MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, Meningitis)

Nursing Homes that offer Free CNA Training in Nebraska

Alegent Health Memorial Hospital Ltc.
Schuyler, NE 68661
(402) 352-2441

Alpine Village Retirement Center
Verdigre, NE 68783
(402) 668-2209

Ashland Care Center
1700 Furnas Street
Ashland, NE 68003

Countryside Home
703 North Main Street,
Madison, NE 68748
(402) 454-3373

Creighton Area Health Services
Creighton, NE 68729
(402) 358-5700

Crest View Care Center
Chadron, NE 69337

Duff Memorial Friendship Villa
1104 3rd  Avenue,
Nebraska City, NE 68410
(402) 873-3400

Elwood Care Center
607 Smith Avenue P.O. Box 315,
Elwood, NE 68937
(308) 785-3302

Fremont Health
450 East 23rd  Street,
Fremont, NE 68025
(402) 721-1610

Heritage Crossings
501 North 13th  Street,
Geneva, NE 68361
(402) 759-3194(402) 759-3140

Jefferson Community Health Center
PO Box 277, 2200 H Street,
Fairbury, NE 68352

Jennie M. Melham Memorial Medical Center
145 Memorial Drive, PO Box 250,
Broken Bow, NE 68822
(308) 872-4100

Kimball County Manor and Assisted Living
810 East 7th  Street,
Kimball, Nebraska 69145

Free CNA Training through Jobs Corps

Pine Ridge Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
Address: 15710 Highway 385,
Chadron, NE 69337
Phone No: (308) 432-3316
Fax No: (308) 432-8695
Life Care Center of Elkhorn
20275 Hopper Street,
Elkhorn, NE 68022
(402) 289-2572
(402) 289-0925

Oakland Heights
207 South Engdahl Avenue,
Oakland, NE 68045
(402) 685-5683

Skyline Retirement Community
7300 Graceland Drive,
Omaha, NE 68134
(402) 572-5750