Free CNA Training District of Columbia

You can have a good career as an entry-level healthcare worker in D.C. if you train to work as a CNA.  The rate of pay for nursing assistants in D.C. is better than those in most states of the United States.  You can easily earn between $28,000 and $38,000 depending on your experience and the healthcare facility for which you work.  Sometimes it is even possible to receive free CNA training.  You cannot work as a CNA until you graduate from a program approved by D.C. Legislation and pass the subsequent certification exam. We’ve listed a few free training opportunities below.

Nursing assistant training can be received at many nursing care facilities throughout the District of Columbia.  These facilities will sometimes provide you with your training for free.  It will usually be required of you to agree to work for that facility for several months to a year if you are provided with your training at no cost to you.  You will have employment at the agency upon completion your training.

Some high schools and other public vocational schools in District of Columbia.  offer nursing assistant training.  If you are a student of one of these schools, you will be able to receive training at no cost.  This is certainly an option if you are already determined to start out in a career as a certified nursing assistant.  If you attend a community college for nursing assistant training, there will be tuition costs.  Contact the financial aid office to determine if you can receive grants and scholarships.

If you once served in the military or if your service is about to end, you might be able to receive assistance paying for your tuition.  Contact your benefits director to determine if any of your educational benefits can be used to take certified nursing assistant training to start your new career as a civilian.

Nursing homes in District of Columbia that might offer you CNA training for free

Note: These nursing homes DO NOT Provide CNA training directly. It is however common for nursing homes to employ you and then pay for your training at another facility.

Rock Creek Manor Nursing Ctr – 2131 O Street Nw   Washington, District Of Columbia 20037

Sibley Mem Hosp Renaissance – 5255 Loughboro Road Nw   Washington, District Of Columbia 20016

Stoddard Baptist Nursing Home – 1818 Newton St.   Washington, District Of Columbia 20010

Sunrise At Thomas Circle – 1330 Massachusetts Avenue, Nw   Washington, District Of Columbia 20005

The Washington Home – 3720 Upton Street Nw   Washington, District Of Columbia 20016

Washington Ctr For Aging Svcs – 2601 18th Street Ne   Washington, District Of Columbia 20018

Washington Nursing Facility – 2425 25th Street Se   Washington, District Of Columbia 20020

Capitol View Skilled Nursing – 2041 Georgia Ave. Nw   Washington, District Of Columbia 20060

Carroll Manor Nursing & Rehab – “725 Buchanan St., Ne”   Washington, District Of Columbia 20017

Grant Park Care Center – 5000 Burroughs Ave. Ne   Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Hadley Hosp Skilled Nurs Unit – 4601 Ml King Ave Sw   Washington, District Of Columbia 20032

Health Care Institute – 1380 Southern Ave Se   Washington, District Of Columbia 20032

Ingleside Presbyterian Retirem – 3050 Military Road Nw   Washington, District Of Columbia 20015

Jb Johnson Nursing Center – 901 First Street Nw   Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

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12 Responses to Free CNA Training District of Columbia

  1. Priscilla Kai September 7, 2010 at 9:30 pm #

    Hi my name is Priscilla please i want to take ur free Cna class so give me a call on (deleted)

    • Admin October 7, 2010 at 10:20 pm #

      Hi Priscilla, we don’t offer classes directly.

  2. Cynthia July 2, 2012 at 5:45 pm #

    I am very interested in getting into the medical field where , I can help people and presure my career as a p.a . SO I would like information on free cna classes .

  3. Joanna Adams September 13, 2012 at 7:05 pm #

    Hi my name is Joanna Adams, and I live in Washingtoin DC I am looking for a school, or a program where I can get free nurse assistant training. Do you have any information for me, Please respond.

  4. Robert Beale September 19, 2012 at 10:59 pm #

    I’m a Nursing Assistant with four years experience.I want to help a young man in the community I live in that does not have any money.Can someone PLEASE tell me where free CNA classes are being held in the district of columbia that I can help another person to help someone else.

  5. Imani Cotton April 7, 2013 at 1:44 am #

    Hi my name is Imani, i was wondering, do you need aged or high school diploma to start the classes?

  6. Ashley Simmons May 17, 2013 at 5:05 pm #

    Hello My Name Is Ashley Simmons And I Recently Graduated From Home Health Classes. I Would Like To Continue My Education In The Health Field By Being A CNA And Would LIke To Know How I Could Recieve The Training I Need To Move Forward In My Career.

  7. Regenia Sayles June 14, 2013 at 2:35 pm #

    I would like to forward my health career but I need to know where I can take some cna classes for free.I really love working with the eldery,I have this compassion to help them and to care for may someone please contact me in this matter. thanks

  8. Victoria Harris December 1, 2013 at 12:26 pm #

    Hello to all
    I am a license Home Health Aide and want to now become a license CNA but can not find a class for less under $ 1500.00 can someone please help me out with some information about some class under the price that have be giving to me

    thank you all

  9. Tyisha Gerald December 26, 2013 at 7:53 pm #

    Hello, My name is Tyisha Gerald, i am very interested in the free CNA class. Please tell me the requirements. I have the heart to help people. Please give me a call or email me about the classes. I can start asap.

  10. George Snead February 18, 2014 at 12:58 am #

    Hello my name is George Snead jr. I too am interested in the Free C.N.A Classes that are being offered. Can you please send me more information on the Programs.
    Thank You,
    George Snead jr.

  11. lashawn September 2, 2019 at 6:40 pm #

    UDC Community College has a 6 weeks course for CNA but you have to be a DC resident look at there website they offer a lot classes only if you are a DC resident and they are FREE.

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