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St Luke Health Services
Oswego, New York
If you have any questions or are interested in additional information, please call (315) 342-3166, ext. 119 or email us at; jobs@stlukehs.com

St. Luke conducts all CNA Training Programs on-site at the healthcare facility. We schedule CNA training classes based on the needs of our facilities; therefore there is no set schedule for training classes.

Lifetime Care
Home Health Care and Hospice
3111 S Winton Rd,
Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 214-1000

Brothers of Mercy
Bergtold & Ransom Road  
Clarence NY 14031

Nurse Aide Trainees
Up to $500 sign-on bonus!
Paid training on our campus to become a Certified Nursing Assistant! For details and class dates, call Luanne Livingston, (716) 759-7675

UPMC Senior Living
https://classes.upmc.com/Consumer/ContactUs.aspx

Canterbury Place, Lawrenceville
Cranberry Place, Cranberry Township
Heritage Place, Squirrel Hill
Seneca Place, Penn Hills

This Certified Nursing Assistant program is sponsored by three long-term care facilities in Allegheny County. The three- to four-week program is paid-training prior to employment in the long-term care setting. At the completion of training and before beginning work, successful completion of a Red Cross program is required.

Schofield Residence
3333 Elmwood Avenue
Kenmore, NY 14217
716-874-1566

Paid Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)Training Program
Schofield Residence offers this training program for individuals who want to become CNA's. You must first submit an application and be hired by Schofield Residence. Classes are held throughout the year.
Applications for CNA training are accepted approximately 6 weeks before each class.
www.schofieldcare.org/content/pages/nursing-facility-employment-job-training

Isabella
515 Audubon Avenue,
New York, NY 10040
212-342-9200

Workforce 1
358 East 149th Street 2nd Floor 10455
718-960-7901

The Workforce 1 is a place that helps people who want to become CNA’s but do not have the money. They do not accept people who have no income coming in at all because they are going to ask you to bring pay stubs and public assistance does not count. They want to help people who are trying to help themselves instead of just depending on the government. It usually takes around 3 weeks to find out whether or not you will be approved for a grant through them. If you are one of the lucky ones they will give you a grant for $2500 to cover all of your CNA training costs.

Highbridge Community Life Center
1438 Ogden Ave 10468
(718) 681-2222

This community center offers a free 22 week CNA training class which also insures that they will help you land a job as a CNA after it is successfully completed. In order to enroll into the class you must have your id card, social security card, pay stubs or some other form of income verification, address verification, and have a reading level that is at least at the 6th grade. They even have other classes available after you complete the CAN classes that can land you higher paying jobs.

Elcor Health Services
48 Colonial Dr.
Horseheads, NY 14845
Mike Collins, at 607-739-3654 ext. 241
http://elcorhealthservices.com/employment.shtml

Earn while you work towards Certification as a Nursing Assistant.
Free training program with guaranteed employment after certification. They have a trainee position available at the moment. You will need to fulfill their application process to be eligible for the position. You will get paid while training and a higher salary upon completion and certification.

ElderWood Senior Care

Free CNA training can be obtained through Elderwood for individuals who are accepted for employment as a CNA. In order to be accepted, an individual will need to submit an application. A screening process will take place as well, including a criminal background check. This program is unique in that you not only receive free training, you will also be paid for your training time as you receive both clinical and classroom training. The program typically takes about 5 to 7 weeks to complete. They have training facilities in the following areas and you can get in touch with them for more details:
Liverpool, NY – 315-457-9946 | Niagara Falls, NY – 716-215-8000 | Hamburg, NY – 716-648-2820 | Lancaster, NY – 716-683-6165 | Cheektowaga, NY – 716-681-9480 | Williamsville, NY – 716-689-6681 | Grand Island, NY – 716-773-5900 | Waverly, NY – 607-565-2861
www.elderwood.com/employment-nurse-aide-training.php

First Care of New York - 833 Flatbush Ave-Brooklyn , NY 11226
First Care is a home health agency providing a range of home healthcare services for lients. This home health company offers free HHA and PCA training for those individual’s who’s applications are accepted. An individual needs to visit one of the company’s office with a photo ID and their social security card. A letter of reference is also required for any applications accepted. Applications are accepted at each office: Queens, Bronx or Brooklynn.

The following Universities and Colleges have Educational Opportunity Centers across New York that provide free nurse aide training. You will have to check the admission and eligibility requirements before submitting an application.

University of Buffalo – Educational Opportunity Center.
465 Washington Street Buffalo, New York 14203-1707
Phone: 716.849.6727

The College at Brockport – Rochester Educational Op Center.
305 Andrews Street Rochester, NY 14604
Phone: (585) 232-2730

Hudson Valley Community College – Capital District Educational Opportunity Center
80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-629-4822 (HVCC)

York College - 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd Jamaica, NY 11451
A 130 hour nursing assistant training course is offered through the Continuing Education Department of York College. This college will provide students with extensive training. They will receive lecture and other classroom instruction. Lab studies will also be provided. Students must also gain hands on experience with their CNA internship. You should contact your career force or one stop career center if you are current unemployed. There could be WIA training benefits available to you. There is certainly the possibility that such benefits could be used for the CNA course at York College.

Broome Community College - PO Box 1017 Binghamton, NY 13902
Do contact the Broome Community College if you are considering their CNA program and are wondering if they are a participating WIA provider for that particular course. The college has offered CNA training courses in conjunction with the Workforce Board. If you are in need of training to begin a new career, this could be a good opportunity for you. There is an excellent demand for certified nursing assistants throughout the state.

Cassadaga Job Corps Center
8115 Glasgow Road
Cassadaga, NY 14718-9606
Tel: (716) 595-8760
Fax: (716) 595-4396
http://cassadaga.jobcorps.gov

Oneonta Job Corps Center
21 Homer Folks Avenue
Oneonta, NY 13820
Tel: (607) 433-2111
Fax: (607) 431-1518
http://oneonta.jobcorps.gov

South Bronx Job Corps Center
1771 Andrews Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453-6803
Tel: (718) 731-7700
Fax: (718) 731-3543
http://southbronx.jobcorps.govGolden Living Training Centers
Individuals who are presently seeking Free CNA training in New York have various kinds of excellent educational institutions offering accredited free training to choose from.

The Free CNA training in NYC can prepare you to enter the exciting and growing medical field as a health care worker in settings such as hospitals, doctor's offices, nursing homes, and agencies. The nurse aide program includes content required by the State of New York CNA guidelines and qualifies you to become state certified at the end of the program.

New York certified nursing assistants typically find employment in health-related settings such as doctor's offices, clinics, and hospitals.
Glenmont Job Corps Center
PO Box 993
822 River Road
Glenmont, NY 12077-0993
Tel: (518) 767-9371
Fax: (518) 767-2106
http://glenmont.jobcorps.gov

Iroquois Job Corps Center
11780 Tibbets Road
Medina, NY 14103
Tel: (585) 798-7000
Fax: (585) 798-7046
http://iroquois.jobcorps.gov
Free CNA Training in NYC

Free CNA Training in New York